Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 2021 Mar 12. Epub 2021 Mar 12.
Department of Morphology, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Araraquara School of Dentistry, UNESP, São Paulo State University, Rua Humaitá, 1680, Araraquara, SP, 14801-903, Brasil.
Objective: This cross-sectional study evaluated the prevalence of tooth enamel defects and risk factors associated in primary dentition.
Methods: A sample of 656 schoolchildren (population based), aged 4 years old, from Araraquara-SP (Brazil) was evaluated by two trained examiners according to the following indexes: Dental fluorosis (DF), deciduous molar hypomineralization (DMH), non-fluoride related developmental defects of enamel (DDE), tooth erosion and tooth attrition. Structured questionnaires identified socioeconomic condition, medical/dental history, behavior and dietary habits. Read More