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Dental Caries

For explanation of DMFT and dmft, click: 

Per Cent Affected; dmf; Different Age groups

Age % affected dmft d m f Year Source

5 years

n.a. 1.5 n.a. n.a. n.a. 2006

3) Ontario

5 years

38.9 1.77 0.59 0.03 1.15 1998-99

2) Quebec

6 years

46.6 2.5* n.a. n.a. n.a. 2007-09

1)

7 years

52.8 2.42 0.38 0.06 1.98 1998-99

2) Quebec

8 years

58.2 2.83 0.37 0.09 2.37 1998-99

2) Quebec


*dmft + DMFT

Data for Ontario calculated from bar-charts in the article.

1) Report on the findings of the Oral Health Component of the Canadian health measures survey 2007–2009. (www.fptdwg.ca/English/e-documents.html) (accessed June 2013).
2) Brodeur J.M., Olivier M., Benigeri M., Bedos C. & Williamson S. Étude 1998-1999 sur la santé buccodentaire des élèves québécois de 5-6 ans et de 7-8 ans. Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux, Québec, 2001 (ISBN 2-550-37720-6).
3) Qutub AF, Al-Jewair TS, Leake JL. A comparative study of the health care systems of Canada and Saudi Arabia: lessons and insights. Int Dent J. 2009;59:277-283. Abstract PubMed. 

n.a. = data not available


Per Cent Affected; DMFT; Different Age groups

Age Group % affected DMFT D M F Year Source

12 years

38.7% 1.0 n.a. n.a. n.a. 2007-2009

1)

35-44 years

n.a. 20* 1.2 8.2 10.6 1994-95

2) Quebec


* third molars included

Data for Ontario and Saskatchewan calculated from bar-charts in the article.

1) Report on the findings of the Oral Health Component of the Canadian health measures survey 2007–2009. (www.fptdwg.ca/English/e-documents.html) (accessed June 2013).
2) Brodeur J.M. et al. Dental Caries in Quebec Adults aged 35 to 44 years. J Can Dent Assoc, 2000; 66: 374-379. www.cda-adc.ca/jcda/vol-66/issue-7/374.html


Caries trends; dmft and DMFT; Different Age groups

dmft 5 years Year Source
1.2 1990

4) Ontario

1.5 2006

6) Ontario

2.5 (6 years) 2007-09

7)

DMFT 12 years Year Source
4.4 1983-84

1) Quebec

3.1 1989-90

1) Quebec

2.1 1996-97

1) Quebec

4.4 1974

2) Canada

3.2 1982

2) Canada

3.0-3.7 1989-91

3) Canada

1.0 2007-09

7)

DMFT 13 years Year Source
3.2 1982

4) Ontario

2.5 1986

4) Ontario

1.7 1990

4) Ontario

1.2 2006

6) Ontario

     
DMFT 13 years Year Source
5.0 1983

4) Saskatchewan

3.5 1987

4) Saskatchewan

2.7 1991

4) Saskatchewan

     
DMFT 35-44 years Year Source
18.2 1971

5) Quebec

20.0 1995

5) Quebec


Data for Ontario and Saskatchewan calculated from bar-charts in the article.

1) Brodeur J.M. Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal. Personal Communications, 1999.
2) Beltrán-Aguilar ED. et al. Analysis of prevalence and trends of dental caries in the Americas between the 1970s and 1990s. Internat Dent J 1999; 49: 322-329.
3) Payette et al. Dépt de Santé Comm. Hôp. St. Luc, 1991.
4) Burt B.A. Trends in caries prevalence in North American children. Int Dent J 1994; 44: 403-413.
5) Brodeur J.M. et al. Dental Caries in Quebec Adults aged 35 to 44 years. J Can Dent Assoc, 2000; 66: 374-379.
www.cda-adc.ca/jcda/vol-66/issue-7/374.html
6) Qutub AF, Al-Jewair TS, Leake JL. A comparative study of the health care systems of Canada and Saudi Arabia: lessons and insights. Int Dent J. 2009;59:277-283. Abstract PubMed.
7) Report on the findings of the Oral Health Component of the Canadian health measures survey 2007–2009. (www.fptdwg.ca/English/e-documents.html) (accessed June 2013).


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