publication . Article . 2016

Status of the First Permanent Molars in Students from the José Antonio Saco Elementary School

Diosky Ferrer Vílchez; Ana Belkys Hernández Millán; Disney Tablada Peralta; Ana Ivis Betancourt García; Antonio Araujo Vílchez; Yenly Rodríguez Alonso;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2016 Journal: Revista Finlay (issn: 2221-2434, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad de las Ciencias Médicas de Cienfuegos
<strong>Background:</strong> the first molars are among the first teeth affected by dental caries. Their premature loss leads to occlusion disorders. <strong><br />Objective:</strong> to determine the status of the first permanent molars in first-, fourth- and sixth- grade students from the Jose Antonio Saco elementary school in Cienfuegos. <br /><strong>Methods:</strong> a cross-sectional study was conducted in a universe of 227 students treated at the Raúl González Pediatric Dental Clinic of the health area number 1 in Cienfuegos from October 2014 to March 2015. The variables analyzed were: age, sex, application of Love’s index, oral health status, application...
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic systemstomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: diente molar, caries dental, oclusión dental, estado de salud, niño, higiene bucal, Internal medicine, RC31-1245, Special situations and conditions, RC952-1245
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