BMI status in Swedish children and young adults in relation to caries prevalence.

@article{Alm2011BMISI,
  title={BMI status in Swedish children and young adults in relation to caries prevalence.},
  author={Anita Alm and Hel{\'e}n Isaksson and Christina F{\aa}hraeus and G{\"o}ran Koch and Boel Andersson-G{\"a}re and Mats F. Nilsson and Dowen Birkhed and Lill-Kari Wendts},
  journal={Swedish dental journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={1-8}
}
Overweight and obesity are increasing as health problems at global level. Dental caries and obesity are both multifactorial diseases and are associated with dietary habits. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between body weight status and caries prevalence in an unselected population followed from pre-school years to young adulthood. The present investigation was designed as a longitudinal analysis of the association between overweight/obesity and dental caries in… CONTINUE READING

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