Results

Dentists Be Damned

Natural Toothache Treatment Ebook

Get Instant Access

The mean age of the 145 children at the baseline was 6.5 years old, while during final examination was 9.5 years old. After 3 years follow up mean dmf/s and DMFT/S (Table I). DMFT scores showed increased 0.1 a 0.9 with differences statistically significantly. The percentage of caries-free children is showed in Table 2. At the be beginning of the study 93% of the children was caries-free for permanent teeth, decreasing to 57% while only 17% was healthy in both dentitions at the end of the study. Cumulative incidence was 0.39.

Year

2007

2008

2009

2010

dmft

DMFT Mean (SD)

DMFS Mean (SD)

* Groups with different letters are significantly different ( p < 0.05). Table 1. Caries experience of the study population in a three-year long follow up

Year

dmft#0 no. %

dmft no.

%

DMFT#0 no. %

DMFT no.

%

dmft=0 DMFT=0 no. %

2007

111

77

34

23

10

7

135

93

34 23

2008

116

80

29

20

36

25

109

75

27 19

2009

118

81

27

19

51

35

94

65

24 17

2010

110

76

35

24

63

63

82

57

25 17

Table 2. Percentage

of children with caries

and caries-free for dentition

Period

Caries-free permanent New decay permanent Cumulative Incidence teeth teeth

2007-2008

765

51

0.07

2008-2009

1403

37

0.03

2009-2010

1698

31

0.02

Table 3. Caries incidence changes from first to third year for study group

Table 3. Caries incidence changes from first to third year for study group

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Post a comment