Caries Increment and Oral Hygiene Changes in 6- and 12-Year-Old Children in Riga, Latvia: A 3-Year Follow-Up Report Using ICDAS II and RADKE Criteria.

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Summary of "Caries Increment and Oral Hygiene Changes in 6- and 12-Year-Old Children in Riga, Latvia: A 3-Year Follow-Up Report Using ICDAS II and RADKE Criteria."

 The purpose of this study was to investigate the caries increment and oral hygiene changes over a 3-year period and also compare the sensitivity and specificity of Radke's caries assessment method to ICDAS II among 6- and 12-year-old children in Riga, Latvia.


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Name: European journal of dentistry
ISSN: 1305-7456
Pages: 413-419


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