Caries experience and oral health behavior in Chinese children with cleft lip and/or palate.

@article{Bian2001CariesEA,
  title={Caries experience and oral health behavior in Chinese children with cleft lip and/or palate.},
  author={Zhou-yan Bian and Minquan Du and R Tilak Bedi and Ruth Holt and Hao-sheng Jin and Ming-Wen Fan},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  year={2001},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={431-4}
}
PURPOSE The aims of this study were to investigate whether there were different caries levels in 3- to 6-year-old Chinese children who had a cleft lip compared to those with a cleft lip/palate. The goal also was to evaluate parental attitudes toward the feeding habits and oral health care for their children. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out through a dental examination of a sample of children and a questionnaire to their parents. A sample of 104 3- to 6-year-old children (66… CONTINUE READING

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