[The dental status of schoolchildren from abroad in Canton Zurich 1992 to 1994].

@article{Menghini1995TheDS,
  title={[The dental status of schoolchildren from abroad in Canton Zurich 1992 to 1994].},
  author={Giorgio Menghini and Marcel Steiner and Thomas M. Marthaler},
  journal={Schweizer Monatsschrift fur Zahnmedizin = Revue mensuelle suisse d'odonto-stomatologie = Rivista mensile svizzera di odontologia e stomatologia},
  year={1995},
  volume={105 12},
  pages={1529-33}
}
Between 1992 and 1994 DMF-experience was determined in several hundred schoolchildren from the City of Zurich and 16 small communities distributed over the whole Canton. Immigrants were distinguished from permanently resident children with respect to their length of residence. Children who had arrived after the age of 5 or 6 (kindergarten-age) showed higher caries prevalence; e.g., at the age of 12, 2.00 (16 communities) and 3.14 (City of Zurich) as compared to 1.13 and 1.24 DMFT. Children in… CONTINUE READING