Twenty-four month incidence of root caries among a diverse group of adults.

@article{Gilbert2001TwentyfourMI,
  title={Twenty-four month incidence of root caries among a diverse group of adults.},
  author={Gregg H. Gilbert and Robert Paul Duncan and Teresa A. Dolan and U Foerster},
  journal={Caries research},
  year={2001},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={366-75}
}
OBJECTIVES (1) Describe for a diverse sample the 24-month incidence of root caries, and (2) test its association with a broad range of clinical, behavioral, financial, and sociodemographic factors. METHODS The Florida Dental Care Study was a cohort study of randomly selected subjects who had at least 1 tooth and were 45 years or older at baseline. In-person interviews and clinical examinations were conducted at baseline and 24 months, with 6-monthly telephone interviews between those times… CONTINUE READING