An Evaluation of the Caries Experience in People with Down Syndrome

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BACKGROUND: Recent literature on the dental health of people with Down syndrome (DS) is scarce. The caries experience of this cohort is also confused with mixed results. AIM: To evaluate the caries experience of people with DS compared to people without DS. METHODS: In a cross-sectional study, the caries experience was assessed by a crude DMFT score and an adjusted DFT score expressed as a percentage of caries-affected teeth to adjust for hypodontia in the DS group. Multiple logistic and linear regressions were used to ...

An Evaluation of the Caries Experience in People with Down Syndrome 2009, VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken

ISBN-13: 9783639196139

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