Early childhood caries: analysis of psychosocial and biological factors in a high-risk population.

@article{Quinonez2001EarlyCC,
  title={Early childhood caries: analysis of psychosocial and biological factors in a high-risk population.},
  author={Rocio B Quinonez and Martha Ann Keels and William Felix Vann and F Thomas McIver and Keith Heller and J Kenneth Whitt},
  journal={Caries research},
  year={2001},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={376-83}
}
The influences that link social factors and caries development are not well understood, although mediation by stress has been suggested. The association between caregiver stress and early childhood caries (ECC), in particular, remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between parenting stress and ECC while controlling for behavioral and biological factors in a high-risk population. One hundred and fifty healthy children aged 18-36 months were examined in a… CONTINUE READING
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