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On Dental Caries and Dental Erosion in Swedish Young Adults

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Title: On Dental Caries and Dental Erosion in Swedish Young Adults
Authors: Isaksson, Helén
Issue Date: 22-Nov-2013
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Odontology. Department of Cariology
Parts of work: I. Isaksson H, Alm A, Koch G, Birkhed D,Wendt LK. Caries prevalence in Swedish 20-year-olds in relation to their previous caries experience. Caries Res 2013;47:234-42.

II. Isaksson H, Birkhed D, Wendt LK, Alm A, Nilsson M, Koch G. Prevalence of dental erosion and association with life style factors in Swedish 20-year olds. Accepted for publication in Acta Odontol Scand 2013.

III. Alm A, Isaksson H, Fåhraeus C, Koch G, Andersson-Gäre B, Nilsson M, Birkhed D, Wendt LK. BMI status in Swedish children and young adults in relation to caries prevalence. Swed Dent J 2011;35:1-8.

IV. Isaksson H, Alm A, Koch G, Birkhed D, Wendt LK. Caries prevalence at 20 years of age: influence of parental factors during infancy. In Manuscript
Date of Defence: 2013-12-13
Disputation: Fredagen den 13 december 2013, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Odontology)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: BMI, caries prevalence, childhood caries, dental erosion, lifestyle, obesity,
Abstract: Background: All children in Sweden are entitled to regular, free dental care up to 20 years of age. While dental caries generally continues to decline, still there is a pronounced skewness in caries prevalence. Furthermore, the reported increase in dental erosion in young adults is cause for concern. Aim: The aim was to study the prevalence of dental caries and dental erosion in a cohort of Swedish 20 year-olds, with special reference to the influence of previous caries experience and lifestyle ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8830-5
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