Special Olympics: the oral health status of U.S. athletes compared with international athletes.

@article{Reid2003SpecialOT,
  title={Special Olympics: the oral health status of U.S. athletes compared with international athletes.},
  author={Britt C. Reid and Ronald Chenette and Mark D. Macek},
  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={2003},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={230-3}
}
The Healthy Athletes Special Smiles Program provides oral health screening and data collection for athletes with mental retardation who are participating in Special Olympic events. Recently, data regarding international athletes have become available for the first time, allowing a comparison against data collected in the United States. The international athletes from the countries of China, Lebanon, Poland, South Africa, and Turkey were generally younger than those of the United States (mean… CONTINUE READING

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