Dietary habits and oral health related behaviors in relation to DMFT indexes of a group of young adult patients attending a dental school


AKARSLAN Z., SADIK B., SADIK E., ERTEN CAN S. H.

Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal, vol.13, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Diet, caries, oral health behaviors, DMFT, CARIES EXPERIENCE, ADOLESCENTS, FREQUENCY, PEOPLE, SNACKS, MUTANS, CARE, AGE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of the present study was to investigate the dietary habits and oral health related behaviors in relation to the dental health status in terms of decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT index) of a group of young adults attending to a dental school located in a major city in Turkey.