Assessing root caries in populations: the evolution of the root caries index.

  • Ralph V. Katz
  • Published 1980 in Journal of public health dentistry

Abstract

This paper traces the history of the epidemiologic assessment of root caries over the past 30 years. This history clearly points out that a critical junction has been reached between the state-of-the art for the reporting of root caries and the demand placed on research and service components of the oral health system. If progress is to be made, it is… (More)

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@article{Katz1980AssessingRC, title={Assessing root caries in populations: the evolution of the root caries index.}, author={Ralph V. Katz}, journal={Journal of public health dentistry}, year={1980}, volume={40 1}, pages={7-16} }