Trends in dental caries experience of school children in Australia--1977 to 1993.

@article{Davies1997TrendsID,
  title={Trends in dental caries experience of school children in Australia--1977 to 1993.},
  author={Michael J Davies and Andrew J. Spencer and Gary Douglas Slade},
  journal={Australian dental journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={
          389-94
        }
}
Data on the dental health of Australian school children from 1977 to 1985 have previously been reported. Significant features included a secular decline in caries experience as defined by the number of decayed, missing and filled teeth in both the deciduous dentition (dmft index) and permanent dentition (DMFT index), and a change in the distribution of caries experience within the child population in Australia, indicated by increasingly smaller percentages of children accounting for greater… CONTINUE READING
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