Assessment of early childhood caries and dietary habits in a population of migrant Hispanic children in Stockton, California.

@article{RamosGomez1999AssessmentOE,
  title={Assessment of early childhood caries and dietary habits in a population of migrant Hispanic children in Stockton, California.},
  author={Francisco Ramos-Gomez and Scott L. Tomar and Jay Ellison and Nelson Artiga and Jordi Sintes and G Vicuna},
  journal={ASDC journal of dentistry for children},
  year={1999},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={395-403, 366}
}
OBJECTIVE This study estimated the prevalence of early childhood caries (ECC) and related behavioral risk factors in a population of low-income, Mexican-American children in Stockton, California. METHODS We collected data for 220 children ages six years or less using a parent-completed questionnaire and clinical dental examinations during the Su Salud Health and Education Fair in July 1995. We employed five case definitions of ECC: buccal or lingual caries on one or two primary maxillary… CONTINUE READING

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