Mutans streptococci and caries prevalence in children after early maternal caries prevention: a follow-up at 19 years of age.

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AIM The efficacy of early maternal caries prevention was evaluated. Furthermore, the difference between children colonised with mutans streptococci (MS) at an early or late stage with regard to the prevalence of carious lesions was determined. METHODS The children of first-time mothers selected on the basis of high salivary levels of MS for participation… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000339665

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