Oral health in children and adolescents with different socio-cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

@article{Christensen2010OralHI,
  title={Oral health in children and adolescents with different socio-cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.},
  author={Lisa B\oge Christensen and Svante Twetman and Annette Sundby},
  journal={Acta odontologica Scandinavica},
  year={2010},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={34-42}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the occurrence and severity of dental caries in children and adolescents and to relate these findings to the subject's socio-cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. MATERIAL AND METHODS A cross-sectional study in 12 706 children aged 5, 7, 12 and 15 years was conducted in 2006. Data on children's caries experience were collected from public oral health registers and pooled with socio-cultural and socio-economic data obtained from official statistics. The study… CONTINUE READING

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