Dental caries and treatment needs in adolescents from the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil

@inproceedings{Rando2013DentalCA,
  title={Dental caries and treatment needs in adolescents from the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil},
  author={Maria Paula Maciel Rando},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs in 12-year-olds and adolescents. METHODS: Cross-sectional study based on results from the epidemiological surveys: Oral Health Conditions in the State of Sao Paulo, 2002 and the Brazilian Oral Health Survey (SBBrasil) 2010. Secondary data for 5,782 (2002) and 369 (2010) 12-year-olds and 880 (2002) and 300 (2010) 15- to 19-year-olds were analyzed. Dental caries attack was evaluated using the DMFT (decayed, missing or fi… CONTINUE READING

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