Prevalence and treatment demand after traumatic dental injury in South Brazilian schoolchildren.

@article{Schuch2013PrevalenceAT,
  title={Prevalence and treatment demand after traumatic dental injury in South Brazilian schoolchildren.},
  author={Helena S Schuch and Mar{\'i}lia Le{\~a}o Goettems and Marcos Britto Corr{\^e}a and Dione Dias Torriani and Fl{\'a}vio Fernando Demarco},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={297-302}
}
BACKGROUND Evaluation of the frequency and need for treatment of dental trauma is critical for both planning and establishing dental services and preventive programs. AIM This cross-sectional study evaluated the prevalence of dental trauma, need for treatment and factors associated with dental visits after an injury. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A multistage sample of children aged 8-12 years, from 20 private and public schools in Pelotas/Southern Brazil, was considered. Socioeconomic information… CONTINUE READING