Caries prevalence in the deciduous dentition of a mediaeval population from the south-west of Scotland.

@article{Watt1997CariesPI,
  title={Caries prevalence in the deciduous dentition of a mediaeval population from the south-west of Scotland.},
  author={M. E. Watt and D A Lunt and W. Harper Gilmour},
  journal={Archives of oral biology},
  year={1997},
  volume={42 12},
  pages={811-20}
}
The prevalence, distribution and location of dental caries were studied in the deciduous dentition of 185 skeletons aged between 6 months and 13 years from a large, mostly mediaeval, cemetery, where successive phases of use could be distinguished. The main phases dated from 1240 to 1440 AD. During this period, no consistent trend or pattern of caries was… CONTINUE READING