Dental caries in children from two Libyan cities with different levels of fluoride in their drinking water.

@article{Hawew1996DentalCI,
  title={Dental caries in children from two Libyan cities with different levels of fluoride in their drinking water.},
  author={R M Hawew and Roger Phillip Ellwood and George Hawley and Helen Victoria Worthington and Anthony Stephenson Blinkhorn},
  journal={Community dental health},
  year={1996},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={175-7}
}
The aims of this study were to (1) demonstrate the feasibility of collecting dental epidemiological data suitable for planning purposes in Libya and (2) record the caries prevalence in Benghazi so that, following an increase in the fluoride concentration of the drinking water, potential changes in dental caries prevalence could be assessed. Random sampling resulted in the examination of 833 six-year-old and 704 twelve-year-old children from Benghazi (0.8 mg/t F-) and Jardinah (1.8 mg/t F-). For… CONTINUE READING