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Dental Journal (Majalah Kedokteran Gigi)

ISSN 1978-3728

Vol. 47 / No. 4 / Published : 2014-12

TOC : 3, and page :186 - 189

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Original Article :

The prevalences of early childhood caries and severe early childhood caries in preschool children at gunung anyar surabaya

Author :

  1. Rahel Wahjuni Sutjipto*1
  2. Herawat*2
  3. Satiti Kuntari*3
  1. Mahasiswa Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi
  2. Dosen Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi
  3. Dosen Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi

Abstract :

Background: Early childhood caries (ECC) is a serious health problem especially in young children. Frequent night time bottle feeding with milk and prolong breast-feeding are reported to be the possible cause. Purpose: The purpose of study was to determine the prevalence of ECC and S-ECC in children at Preschool Gunung Anyar district Surabaya. Methods:The subjects were 65 children consist of children aged 6 months (5 children), 1 year (8 children), 2 years (24 children), and 3 years (28 children). All tooth surface is evaluated. If there was one or more DMFs, it was indicated as ECC, whereas if there was one or more DMFs on smooth surfaces, then indicated as SECC. results:No caries has found in 6 months and 1 year old children. The higher prevalence of ECC and SECC is in 3 years old children. The most caries was found on mesial maxillary central incisors. Conclusion: This study shows that the prevalence of ECC in group of children aged 6 months - 3 years at Gunung Anyar Surabaya was 30.8 % , while the prevalence was 29.2 % SECC . 

Keyword :

ECC, S-ECC, bottle feeding, prevalence, preschool children,

References :

  1. Muthu MS , (2009). Pediatric dentistry: principles and practice. India : Elsevier


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