The association between environmental tobacco smoke and primary tooth caries.

@article{Shenkin2004TheAB,
  title={The association between environmental tobacco smoke and primary tooth caries.},
  author={Jonathan D Shenkin and Barbara A. Broffitt and Steven M. Levy and John J Warren},
  journal={Journal of public health dentistry},
  year={2004},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={184-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) has been associated with a number of negative health outcomes for exposed children. The goal of this study was to assess the association between ETS and dental caries in a pediatric population. METHODS This study included 637 Iowa Fluoride Study children whose parents provided socioeconomic information, completed at least three questionnaires during the first year of life, and had a primary dentition exam at age 4-7 years. Households reporting in… CONTINUE READING
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