Early childhood feeding practices and dental caries in preschool children: a multi-centre birth cohort study
- Effect of feeding practices on dental caries among preschool children: a hospital based analytical cross sectional study. Perera, Priyantha Julian; Fernando, Meranthi Preethika; Warnakulasooriya, Tania Dayanthi; Ranathunga, Nayomi // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;2014, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p272
Feeding practices during early childhood play an important aetiological role in early childhood caries (ECC). The role of feeding practices in causation of ECC is debated. The objective of this study was to assess the aetiological role of feeding practices on ECC. A descriptive cross sectional...
- Home visits for dietary advice reduce caries. John, Jeyanthi // Evidence-Based Dentistry;Mar2008, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p11
DesignThis was a randomised field trial using block randomisation.InterventionA control group received routine assistance from their paediatricians in the health service, with research assessment usually within 1 month of the child's 6- and 12-month anniversary, then dietary advice by a...
- CHILD CHALLENGES. Bajaj, Amrinder // Woman's Era;Apr2014, Vol. 41 Issue 969, p83
The article presents questions and answers related to child rearing including one on baby massage, one on advantages of breastfeeding, and one on preventing dental caries in children.
- Breastfeeding and Tooth Decay. // Oral Health (0974-3960);Nov2013, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p16
The article discusses the relationship between breast feeding and tooth decay in children. Topics discussed include improper breast feeding practice, benefits of breast feeding such as jaw development and studies that shows that direct interaction between bacteria and food causes tooth decay. It...
- Breast Milk and Early Childhood Caries. Gutkowski, Shirley // Contemporary Oral Hygiene;Mar2007, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p32
The author reflects on breast feeding and early childhood caries (ECC). The author says that asking mothers to stop breast feeding for dental reasons is not based on sound and current science and causes great cost to mother and child. She remarks that dental professionals have the duty to help...
- A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Prevention of Early Childhood Caries in Aboriginal Infants in New South Wales, Australia. Walker, David; Brown, Ngiare; Blinkhorn, Anthony // Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health;Aug2013 Supplement 3, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p18
The article presents an overview of a discussion on a multidisciplinary approach to the prevention of early childhood caries in aboriginal infants in New South Wales, at the Third Cross-Cultural Health Care Conference on February 8-9, 2013 in Hawaii.
- Blood Lead Level and Dental Caries in School-Age Children. Gemmel, Allison; Tavares, Mary; Alperin, Susan; Soncini, Jennifer; Daniel, David; Dunn, Julie; Crawford, Sybil; Braveman, Norman; Clarkson, Thomas W.; McKinlay, Sonja; Belinger, David C. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Oct2002, Vol. 110 Issue 10, pA625
Discusses the association between blood lead levels and dental caries in school-age children, based on findings of a study designed to assess potential health effects of mercury in silver fillings. Association between blood lead levels and the number of caries among children; Difference between...
- Performance and cross-cultural comparison of the short-form version of the CPQ11-14 in New Zealand, Brunei and Brazil. Page, Lyndie A. Foster; Thomson, W. Murray; Mohamed, A. Rizan; Traebert, Jefferson // Health & Quality of Life Outcomes;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p40
Background: The Child Perception Questionnaire (CPQ11-14) is a self-report instrument developed to measure oral-health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in 11-14-year-olds. Earlier reports confirm that the 16-item short-form version performs adequately, but there is a need to determine the...
- kids' health. Mccarthy, Laura Flynn; Johnson, Kate; Cumberbatch, Jessica; Sprinkle, Nicole // Parenting;May2004, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p37
Provides information on children's health and safety. Facts about a child's swollen glands; Allergy relief for kids; Advantages and disadvantages of co-sleeping with a baby; Findings of a study on the benefits of eating breakfast in preventing tooth decay in children.