Molar-incisor hypomineralization and oral hygiene in 10- to-12-yr-old Swedish children born preterm.

@article{BrogrdhRoth2011MolarincisorHA,
  title={Molar-incisor hypomineralization and oral hygiene in 10- to-12-yr-old Swedish children born preterm.},
  author={Susanne Brog{\aa}rdh-Roth and Lars Matsson and Gunilla Klingberg},
  journal={European journal of oral sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={119 1},
  pages={33-9}
}
Although preterm birth is associated with an increased risk of medical problems and impairments, there is limited knowledge of how this affects oral health. It was hypothesized that when 10-12 yr of age, children who were preterm at birth would present with a higher prevalence of molar-incisor hypomineralization (MIH), more dental plaque, and a higher degree of gingival inflammation than full-term control children. Eighty-two preterm children, born between 24 and 32 wk of gestation, and 82… CONTINUE READING

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