Prevalence of juvenile periodontitis in a British school population.

  • Mark F Saxby
  • Published 1984 in Community dentistry and oral epidemiology


In a survey of 7266 schoolchildren, aged 14-19 yr, the prevalence of juvenile periodontitis was found to be 0.1%. A predilection for Negroes was noted. There was no difference in prevalence between sexes.