Prevalence of dental caries among preschool children in Shanghe County of Shandong Province and relevant prevention and treatment strategies.

@article{Shang2008PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of dental caries among preschool children in Shanghe County of Shandong Province and relevant prevention and treatment strategies.},
  author={Xiao-hong Shang and Da-lu Li and Yi Huang and Hui Chen and Ruo-peng Sun},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 22},
  pages={2246-9}
}
BACKGROUND Decayed teeth are harmful to children's growth and development and can severely jeopardize their health. This study was set out to investigate and analyze the prevalence of dental caries in preschool children in Shanghe County in Shandong Province, China, and provide new insights into potential prevention and treatment strategies. METHODS Based on the random sampling method, we performed dental examinations of children aged 2 to 6 years in kindergartens of Shanghe County. The… CONTINUE READING