Oral health status among 6- and 12-year-old Jordanian schoolchildren.

  title={Oral health status among 6- and 12-year-old Jordanian schoolchildren.},
  author={Lamis Darwish Rajab and Poul Erik Petersen and Zaid H. Baqain and Ghazi Bakaeen},
  journal={Oral health & preventive dentistry},
  volume={12 2},
PURPOSE No nationwide oral health survey has previously been carried out in Jordan. The aims of the study were to assess the burden of dental caries and gingival health among children aged 6 and 12 years in relation to sociodemographic factors and to ascertain the trend over time in the occurrence of caries and the need for dental care. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional epidemiological survey was carried out which included 2496 children aged 6 years and 2560 children aged 12 years… CONTINUE READING