Oral health behaviours in relation to caries and gingivitis in primary-school children in Tehran, 2008.

@article{Jessri2013OralHB,
  title={Oral health behaviours in relation to caries and gingivitis in primary-school children in Tehran, 2008.},
  author={Mah Jessri and Mar Jessri and Bahram Rashidkhani and S-M Kimiagar},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={527-34}
}
The objectives of this cross-sectional study were to determine the prevalence of caries, severe caries and gingivitis in Tehran primary-school children and to analyse the relationship between children's oral hygiene habits and prevalence of these oral health diseases. Data were collected on the oral hygiene habits of 1271 Tehran schoolchildren (637 boys, 634 girls) aged 9-13 years. Clinical examinations were performed to determine the decayed, missed and filled teeth (DMFT) and the presence of… CONTINUE READING