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Research data: DENTAL CARE
2015 Severe early childhood caries and social determinants in three-year-old children from northern Thailand: a birth cohort study
The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and social risk factors of severe early childhood caries in three-year-old child...
2014 Sociobehavioral factors associated with caries increment: a longitudinal study from 24 to 36 months old children in Thailand
The aim of this study is to investigate sociobehavioral risk factors from the prenatal period until 36 months of age, and the caries increme...Download this report
2014 Prevalence of loss of all teeth (edentulism) and associated factors in older adults in China, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russia and South Africa
Little information exists about the loss of all one's teeth (edentulism) among older adults in low- and middle-income countries. This study ...
2014 Oral health behaviour and social and health factors in university students from 26 low, middle and high income countries
Poor oral health is still a major burden for populations throughout the world, particularly in developing countries. The aim of this study w...Download this report