Prevalence of root and coronal caries in a noninstitutionalized older population.

@article{Beck1985PrevalenceOR,
  title={Prevalence of root and coronal caries in a noninstitutionalized older population.},
  author={James D. Beck and Ronald J Hunt and Jed Stephen Hand and Heather Field},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={1985},
  volume={111 6},
  pages={964-7}
}
This paper describes the prevalence of coronal caries and root caries in a sample of 520 people representative of the noninstitutionalized, dentate population older than age 65 in two rural Iowa counties. The subjects were examined in their homes by trained dental examiners. All prevalence rates were age- and gender-adjusted. Both types of caries were… CONTINUE READING