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The Relationship Between Molar-Incisor Hypomineralization (MIH) and Dental Fear: a Pilot Study

This pilot studywas to investigate correlations between molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) and dental fear. Data were compiled from the dental records of 90 8-12-years-old children with mild/severeMIH. Dental examinations were performed by one calibrated examiner (BS) in university dental clinic, after the children had brushed their teeth, using an intraoral mirror.

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Oral health behaviors in pupils – a comparative study

School is the ideal environment for education because medical information reaches a large number of children who are in an important stage of behavioral development. Aim: to assess the behaviors towards oral health among two groups of students aged between 9 and 13, from Bucharest and Tehran.

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Disability, Oral Health and Quality of Life

The paper reviews oral health issues and ways to improve them in people with disabilities. Currently, people with disabilities represent 15% of the population (over 1 billion), about 95 million being children between 0 and 14 years (WHO, 2015). For many reasons (limited ability to perform routine personal oral care, oral respiration, sweetened medicines, impaired masticatory function, associated dental abnormalities, etc.), these people, and especially children, are considered to be extremely vulnerable for oral diseases.

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Childhood Asthma: Part I. General aspects and Oral Features

Asthma is defined as a chronic inflammatory condi­tion characterised by variable and reversible episodes of airflow obstruction and bronchospasm. Asthma is the commonest chronic disease in childhood. Pediatric asthma is a common chronic condition with wide-ranging implications for children’s health, their families, and the health care system.

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