A comparison of DALYs for periodontal disease in China between 1990 and 2013: insights from the 2013 global burden of disease study

@inproceedings{Zhang2017ACO,
  title={A comparison of DALYs for periodontal disease in China between 1990 and 2013: insights from the 2013 global burden of disease study},
  author={Qi Zhang and Zhixin Li and Chunxiao Wang and Yunning Liu and Yang Yang and Scottie Bussell and Maigeng Zhou and Limin Wang},
  booktitle={BMC oral health},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND China has undergone a rapid demographic and epidemiological transition with fast ecomonic development since the 1980s. Oral health is becoming a major public health problem as the prevalence of non-communicable diseases has greatly increased. Periodontal disease (PD) and caries are among the most prevalent oral diseases. PD accounts for the majority of tooth loss and increases with age. China's third national epidemiological investigation on oral diseases (2005) revealed that… CONTINUE READING

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