Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry                           
Year : 2004  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 92--5

The prevalence and pattern of nursing caries in preschool children of Tehran.


N Askarizadeh, P Siyonat 
 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Dental School of Tehran, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

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N Askarizadeh
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Dental School of Tehran, Islamic Azad University, Tehran
Iran

This cross sectional study was carried out to determine the prevalence and pattern of nursing caries and its relevant factors in preschool children of Tehrari. 620 children aged 2-6 yrs were selected randomly from 22 kindergartens in Tehran. They were examined for dental caries. The criteria used for nursing caries was presence of caries on buccal or palatal surfaces of at least two maxillary incisors with absence of caries in mandibular incisors. A questionaire was used for evaluation of related factors.


How to cite this article:
Askarizadeh N, Siyonat P. The prevalence and pattern of nursing caries in preschool children of Tehran. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2004;22:92-5


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Askarizadeh N, Siyonat P. The prevalence and pattern of nursing caries in preschool children of Tehran. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2004 [cited 2020 Aug 10 ];22:92-5
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