Oral health status of 12-year-old children with disabilities and controls in Southern India.

@article{Purohit2012OralHS,
  title={Oral health status of 12-year-old children with disabilities and controls in Southern India.},
  author={Bharathi M Purohit and Abhinav Singh},
  journal={WHO South-East Asia journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={330-338}
}
BACKGROUND This study explores the association of disabilities and oral health. The aim of the study was to compare and assess oral health status of 12-year-old children with disabilities with healthy controls in Karnataka, Southern India. METHODS A total of 191 schoolchildren with disabilities were examined from 12-year age group. For comparison, 203 healthy children were randomly selected from other government schools. Clinical data were collected on periodontal status, dental caries… CONTINUE READING