Oral lesions and dental status among institutionalized orphans in Yemen: A matched case-control study

@inproceedings{AlMaweri2014OralLA,
  title={Oral lesions and dental status among institutionalized orphans in Yemen: A matched case-control study},
  author={Sadeq Ali Al-Maweri and Walid Ahmed Al-Soneidar and Esam Halboub},
  booktitle={Contemporary clinical dentistry},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of oral mucosal lesions (OMLs) and dental caries and to evaluate oral health practices among institutionalized orphan-children in Sana'a city, Yemen. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A sample of 202 institutionalized male-orphan-children in the main orphanage in Sana'a city, were matched to 202 non-orphan schoolchildren. Clinical examination included assessment of OMLs based on standard international diagnostic criteria and evaluation of… CONTINUE READING
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