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    1997

Oral health status among secondary school students in Harare, Zimbabwe.

@article{Makoni1997OralHS,
  title={Oral health status among secondary school students in Harare, Zimbabwe.},
  author={Farai Makoni and Jo E. Frencken and W. D. Sithole},
  journal={The Journal of the Dental Association of South Africa = Die Tydskrif van die Tandheelkundige Vereniging van Suid-Afrika},
  year={1997},
  volume={52 7},
  pages={
          491-4
        }
}
In 1993 a demonstration oral care programme to evaluate the ART procedure for dental caries under field conditions began among secondary school students in Greater Harare. The programme was preceded by an oral epidemiological survey. Of the 569 students examined, with a mean age of 13.9 years, 58.7 per cent were caries free. The mean DMFS and DMFT scores were 1.4 and 1.1, respectively. Very few missing and filled teeth were observed. Excluding those with pulp involvement, small dentinal lesions… CONTINUE READING

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