The role of the pediatrician in the oral health of children: A national survey.

@article{Lewis2000TheRO,
  title={The role of the pediatrician in the oral health of children: A national survey.},
  author={C. Lewis and D. Grossman and P. Domoto and R. Deyo},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={106 6},
  pages={
          E84
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess pediatricians' knowledge, attitudes, and professional experience regarding oral health, and to determine willingness to incorporate fluoride varnish into their practices. BACKGROUND Poor and minority children suffer disproportionately from dental caries and have limited access to dental care. In a recent analysis of national survey data, the General Accounting Office reported that poor children had 5 times more untreated decay than did children from higher income families… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
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