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Fluoride concentrations in saliva related to dental caries prevalence in primary teeth

  title={Fluoride concentrations in saliva related to dental caries prevalence in primary teeth},
  author={K J Toumba and Martin E.J. Curzon},
Previous studies have indicated that there may be a relationship between salivary fluoride concentrations and dental caries. In these previous studies the emphasis was on dental caries in permanent teeth. Aim The aim of this study was to evaluate a possible relationship between the prevalence of dental caries in the primary dentition and the fluoride concentration in saliva in 8-year-old children. Design The study population consisted of 172 children aged 8 years living in the inner city area… 

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