Enamel fracture in the primary dentition has no impact on children's quality of life: implications for clinicians and researchers.

@article{Feldens2016EnamelFI,
  title={Enamel fracture in the primary dentition has no impact on children's quality of life: implications for clinicians and researchers.},
  author={Carlos Alberto Feldens and Peter F. Day and T{\'a}ssia Silvana Borges and Eliane Gerson Feldens and Paulo Floriani Kramer},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={103-9}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to quantify the impact of traumatic dental injuries (TDI) on oral-health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of preschool children, when enamel fractures were either included or excluded within the category of TDI. MATERIAL AND METHODS An oral health survey was undertaken of preschool children, age 1-5 years attending public nurseries in Canoas, Brazil. Children were examined for TDI, dental caries, and malocclusion. Parents were interviewed on their perception of… CONTINUE READING

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