Caries prevalence in children with cleft lip and palate--a systematic review of case-control studies.

@article{Hasslf2007CariesPI,
  title={Caries prevalence in children with cleft lip and palate--a systematic review of case-control studies.},
  author={Pamela Hassl{\"o}f and Svante Twetman},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={313-9}
}
AIM To conduct a systematic review of literature in order to examine the evidence of an increased prevalence of dental caries in children with cleft lip and palate (CLP). METHODS A search of the PubMed database was conducted through May 2006. Sex- and age-matched case-control studies with noncavitated and manifest caries lesions as endpoint were targeted (n = 6). The studies were assessed independently by two reviewers and scored A-C according to predetermined criteria for methodology and… CONTINUE READING

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