The Relation Between Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Childhood Dental Decay: A Scoping Review to Identify Novel Public Health Approaches to Early Intervention.

@article{Weijs2019TheRB,
  title={The Relation Between Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Childhood Dental Decay: A Scoping Review to Identify Novel Public Health Approaches to Early Intervention.},
  author={Cynthia Weijs and Rebecca Lang and Diane L Lorenzetti and Katrina J. Milaney and Rafael Figueiredo and Leonard B Smith and Lindsay McLaren},
  journal={Journal},
  year={2019},
  volume={84},
  pages={
          j5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Early childhood dental decay or caries (ECC) is common, often painful and costly to the health care system, yet it is largely preventable. A public health approach is needed, especially as socially vulnerable children most at risk for ECC are less likely to access conventional treatment. Exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) in the family represents an important social vulnerability for children, yet little is known about ECC in this context. We explored the relation between… CONTINUE READING

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