Associations between oral health-related impacts and rate of weight gain after extraction of pulpally involved teeth in underweight preschool Filipino children

@article{Duijster2013AssociationsBO,
  title={Associations between oral health-related impacts and rate of weight gain after extraction of pulpally involved teeth in underweight preschool Filipino children},
  author={D. Duijster and A. Sheiham and M. Hobdell and G. Itchon and B. Monse},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={13},
  pages={533 - 533}
}
  • D. Duijster, A. Sheiham, +2 authors B. Monse
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • BMC Public Health
  • BackgroundSevere dental caries in young children is associated with underweight and failure to thrive. One possible mechanism for severe caries affecting growth is that the resulting pain and discomfort influences sleeping and eating, and that affects growth and weight. The objective of this study was to assess whether rate of weight gain after extraction of severely decayed teeth in underweight preschool Filipino children was related to reductions in oral health-related impacts and dental pain… CONTINUE READING
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    Paper Mentions

    Observational Clinical Trial
    Untreated dental caries are very common in preschool children. Pain and inflammation due to dental caries have been reported to affect eating and sleeping disorders, affecting growth… Expand
    ConditionsDental Caries in Children
    InterventionOther
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