Low birth weight babies are not at increased risk of primary tooth caries

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  • Article Title and BibliographicInformation: Is there an association between low birth weight and caries in the primary dentition? Shulman JD. Caries Res 2005;39(3):161-7. Level of Evidence: 3b. Purpose/Question: Whether or not being born with low birth rate is associated with higher dental caries prevalence in the primary dentition. Source of Funding: Not mentioned. Type of Study/Design: Case-control study. © 2006 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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  • Berg J; Cunha-Cruz J
  • Start Page

  • 195
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  • 196
  • Volume

  • 6
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  • 2