Dental needs and perceptions of adult Hispanic migrant farmworkers in Colorado.

@article{Entwistle1989DentalNA,
  title={Dental needs and perceptions of adult Hispanic migrant farmworkers in Colorado.},
  author={B A Entwistle and Timothy M. Swanson},
  journal={Journal of dental hygiene : JDH},
  year={1989},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={286-92}
}
To identify oral health needs, 231 adult Hispanic migrant farmworkers participated in an oral interview and dental epidemiologic survey in Colorado in summer 1986. DMFT and CPITN scores and restorative treatment needs were recorded. Overall treatment needs then were calculated. Mean DMFT was 9; 85% had one or more decayed teeth and 66% had one or fewer filled teeth. Analysis of CPITN scores revealed 69% displaying ADA perio cases types I and II, and 28% with ADA case types III and IV. Twenty… CONTINUE READING

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