Low maternal schooling and severity of dental caries in Brazilian preschool children.

@article{Traebert2009LowMS,
  title={Low maternal schooling and severity of dental caries in Brazilian preschool children.},
  author={Jefferson Luiz Traebert and Luana do Amaral Guimar{\~a}es and Elaine Zapelini Tartari Durante and Ana Claudina Prud{\^e}ncio Serratine},
  journal={Oral health & preventive dentistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={39-45}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to identify the prevalence and severity of caries and of early childhood caries (ECC) in preschool children from the municipality of Capivari de Baixo, Brazil. Furthermore, the aim was to ascertain the association between these prevalences and the level of maternal schooling. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was performed involving all children aged 3 to 5 years enrolled in all municipal schools of Capivari de Baixo, Brazil. The clinical… CONTINUE READING