The assessment of nursing caries and its relationship to high caries in the permanent dentition.

@article{Kaste1992TheAO,
  title={The assessment of nursing caries and its relationship to high caries in the permanent dentition.},
  author={Linda M Kaste and D W Marianos and Runsheng Chang and Kathy R. Phipps},
  journal={Journal of public health dentistry},
  year={1992},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={64-8}
}
The prevalence of nursing caries has been found to be high in populations of Native American children, unlike other US population groups. Comparisons among studies are difficult because a variety of operational definitions of the syndrome have been used. This study had two goals. First, a retrospective dental record audit was conducted for a Native American population attending Head Start in 1977-78, to compare the prevalence rates of nursing caries obtained by using different nursing caries… CONTINUE READING

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