A Comparative Study on Dental Caries Prevalence in Diabetic Children in Isfahan in the Summer of 2000

P Samimi, A Zoratipour, K Fathpour


Background: There is a relationship between dental caries and high blood sugar. This study was designed to investigate the prevalence of dental caries among diabetic children in Isfahan, Iran. Methods: Diabetic children from pediatric ward of hospitals were compared to a control healthy group of children. Results: The mean DMFT was significantly higher in diabetic children compared to the control group. Conclusion: The result of this study confirms previous researches on prevalence of dental caries in children.
Keywords: Dental Caries, Diabetes Mellitus, Pediatrics

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