SECONDHAND SMOKE APPEARS TO INCREASE KIDS' RISK OF TOOTH DECAY
- Re: “Asthma and Caries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”. Aligne, C. Andrew // American Journal of Epidemiology;Apr2012, Vol. 175 Issue 7, p730
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Asthma and Caries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis" by Salla Alavaikko and colleagues in the September 15, 2011 issue.
- Secondhand Smoke Linked to Tooth Decay. // Journal of Dental Hygiene;Spring2003, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p78
Discusses a study indicating that children who are exposed to secondary smoke are more likely to get cavities in their primary teeth compared to children who are not. Effect of secondhand smoke in hampering children's immune system.
- Smoking & Dental Decay. // Pediatrics for Parents;2001, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p1
Examines the relationship between passive tobacco smoke exposure and childhood dental decay of children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Measurement of cotinine level of children; Percentage rate of cavity and dental decay filling on deciduous teeth; Factors influencing the occurrence of tooth decay.
- Passive smoking and paediatric tooth decay. // Australian Nursing Journal;May2003, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p18
Focuses on a study on the risk for children exposed to passive smoking of developing dental caries. Medical records used in the study; Association between elevated cotinine levels and decayed and filled tooth surfaces in the children's deciduous teeth; Importance of the reduction of passive smoking.
- AHRQ study links secondhand smoke to tooth decay in children. // New York Amsterdam News;3/13/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p19
According to a study supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, young children who are exposed to secondhand smoke have a much higher rate of tooth decay than children who do not grow up around smokers. Based on data from household interviews and health examinations of...
- Association of Environmental Cadmium Exposure with Pediatric Dental Caries. Arora, Manish; Weuve, Jennifer; Schwartz, Joel; Wright, Robert O. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Jun2008, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p821
BACKGROUND: Although animal experiments have shown that cadmium exposure results in severe dental caries, limited epidemiologic data are available on this issue. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to examine the relationship between environmental cadmium exposure and dental caries in children 6-12 years of...
- The Authors Reply. Alavaikko, Salla; Jaakkola, Maritta S.; Tjäderhane, Leo; Jaakkola, Jouni J. K. // American Journal of Epidemiology;Apr2012, Vol. 175 Issue 7, p730
A response by Salla Alavaikko and colleagues to a commentary on their article "Asthma and caries: a systematic review and meta-analysis" in the September 15, 2011 issue is presented.
- Cigarettes and Cavities. Sevels, Ingrid // Ontario Dentist;Nov2009, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p14
The article presents abstracts on dental topics including the relationship of passive smoking and dental caries in young children, the biological markers of periodontal disease and the role of sleep in preventing colds.
- Effects of passive smoking. // American Family Physician;09/01/97, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p958
Presents a summary of the work `Effects of Passive Smoking,' from `Forum' dated February 1997.