[Economic aspects of organized and supervised oral hygiene drives].

@article{Knzel1976EconomicAO,
  title={[Economic aspects of organized and supervised oral hygiene drives].},
  author={V W K{\"u}nzel and K. Bl{\"u}thner},
  journal={Stomatologie der DDR},
  year={1976},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={654-7}
}
The caries reduction of 1.8 tooth surfaces (32,1%) after 5 years of an oral hygiene action using amine fluoride corresponds to a reduction in working time of 0.62 hours; or, on a working time per child basis, to 2.89 hours. The cost of one local application is 0.60 M; 21.60 M must be spent per annum and child. Expressed in terms of working hours, this corresponds to 11.76 M per hour, which is very low in comparison with figures from other countries. It is shown that oral hygiene actions using… CONTINUE READING