Children's fingernail hygiene and length as predictors of carious teeth.

Abstract

Two dental residents collected data on 104 randomly selected inner city children (ages 3 to 8 years old) from the Episcopal Hospital Pediatric Dental Clinic in Philadelphia in 2002. The purpose of this study was to produce a preliminary assessment of the plausibility of simple indicators of hygiene as predictors of dental health. Fingernail length was… (More)

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@article{Larsen2007ChildrensFH, title={Children's fingernail hygiene and length as predictors of carious teeth.}, author={Charles D Larsen and Elena Stavisky and Michael D. Larsen and Michael S Rosenbaum}, journal={The New York state dental journal}, year={2007}, volume={73 2}, pages={33-7} }