Influences on Children's Oral Health: A Conceptual Model

@article{FisherOwens2007InfluencesOC,
  title={Influences on Children's Oral Health: A Conceptual Model},
  author={Susan A. Fisher-Owens and Stuart A Gansky and Larry J Platt and Jane A. Weintraub and M J Soobader and Matthew D. Bramlett and Paul W. Newacheck},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={120},
  pages={e510 - e520}
}
OBJECTIVES Despite marked improvements over the past century, oral health in America is a significant problem: caries is the most common chronic disease of childhood. [] Key Method It is based on a comprehensive review of major population and oral health literatures. RESULTS A multilevel conceptual model is described, with the individual, family, and community levels of influence on oral health outcomes. This model incorporates the 5 key domains of determinants of health as identified in the population…

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