Preventive dental health care experiences of preschool-age children with special health care needs.

@article{Huebner2015PreventiveDH,
  title={Preventive dental health care experiences of preschool-age children with special health care needs.},
  author={Colleen E Huebner and Donald Leslie Chi and Erin E Masterson and Peter L Milgrom},
  journal={Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={
          68-77
        }
}
PURPOSE This study examined the preventive dental health care experiences of young children with special needs and determined the feasibility of conducting clinical dental examinations at a community-based early intervention services center. METHODS Study methods included 90 parent interviews and dental examinations of their preschool-age children. RESULTS Thirteen percent of the children received optimal preventive care, defined as twice daily tooth brushing with fluoridated toothpaste and… CONTINUE READING
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