Dental health status and affecting factors of preschool children: A pilot study


Current Pediatrics, vol.19, pp.338-343, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jcp.2021.48243
  • Title of Journal : Current Pediatrics
  • Page Numbers: pp.338-343
  • Keywords: Dental caries, oral health, dental health, tooth brushing, preschool, children, EARLY-CHILDHOOD CARIES, ORAL-HEALTH, 5-YEAR-OLD CHILDREN


Introduction: Dental caries is an important public health problem in Turkey as in many countries. The incidence of dental caries is also high in preschool children. The aim of this study is to discuss the dental caries experiences of kindergarten students in Bursa and the factors affecting their level of dental caries.