Oral health of children living in an orphanage

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The hygienic condition of an oral cavity, intensity and prevalence dental caries in children living in Asenevsky orphanage of the Kaluga region and without regular dental service is studied. 17 children aged from 4 until 18 years (9 boys and 8 girls) were examined. Obtained data revealed low level of oral hygiene, a high prevalence (94.1%) and intensity of dental caries (5,9%). Furthermore the analysis of stomatologic health of handicapped children of the Moscow children's boarding school № 28 for the disabled where the stomatologist works is carried out.

T F Kosyreva

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Email: kosyreva@ med.rudn.ru
Кафедра детской стоматологии с курсом ортодонтииМедицинский факультет; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

A G Arzumanyan

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Кафедра детской стоматологии с курсом ортодонтииМедицинский факультет; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

V D Kuznethov

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Email: kuznetsovslava@list.ru
Кафедра детской стоматологии с курсом ортодонтииМедицинский факультет; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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