Oral health conditions in an Albanian adolescent population: an epidemiological study

  title={Oral health conditions in an Albanian adolescent population: an epidemiological study},
  author={Giuseppina Lagan{\`a} and Yllka Abazi and Evisi Beshiri Nastasi and Françesca Vinjolli and Francesco Fabi and Maurizio Divizia and Paola Cozza},
  booktitle={BMC oral health},
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the oral health conditions of an adolescent population of Tirana. METHODS A cross-sectional epidemiological study was carried out in a sample (n = 1885), aged 16-19, mean age 17.4 (SD = 1.0), attending public schools in Tirana and province; 1200 adolescents were included into the analysis. A clinical observation without radiographs was conducted in the medical room of the schools during the 2012-2013 school year. RESULTS Very severe and… CONTINUE READING

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