prevalence of mutans streptococci in one-year-old children.colonization with mutans streptococci was studied in 1095 1-year-old children living in suburban stockholm. during a scheduled vaccination appointment at a child health centre, a bacterial sample was obtained from the child's tongue and a structured questionnaire was completed by the accompanying parent. six percent of the subjects were colonized with mutans streptococci. the variables most strongly correlated with presence of mutans streptococci were: non-swedish background, consumption of suga ...19911820564
caries development in children from 2.5 to 3.5 years of age: a longitudinal study.the development of dental caries from the age of 2.5 to 3.5 years was studied longitudinally in 692 children living in the southern suburbs of stockholm. the parents answered a structured questionnaire concerning the family's social and immigrant background as well as the dietary habits, oral hygiene and fluoride exposure of their children. furthermore, the occurrence of mutans streptococci and lactobacilli was determined in samples taken from the tongue of the children, and the buffer capacity ...19958556747
stepwise prediction of dental caries in children up to 3.5 years of age.the present study is a part of a prospective, longitudinal investigation of caries development in children (n = 692) living in the southern suburbs of stockholm. the aim was to evaluate, longitudinally, the caries-predictive ability of variables describing social and immigrant background, dietary habits, microbial and oral hygiene factors, and fluoride exposure in children at 1 and 2.5 years of age with respect to caries development before the age of 3.5. the predictors for caries development in ...19968773417
detection of approximal caries by clinical and radiographic examination in 9-year-old swedish children.the aims were to determine caries prevalence in 9-year-olds belonging to a low-caries prevalence population and to assess how accurately some commonly used risk factors/risk markers (predictors) can identify additional approximal caries as judged from bitewing examination (bw). one calibrated dentist examined 117 consecutive 9-year-olds from the inner city of stockholm. the predictors were the number of clinically detected dfs and dfs, visible plaque, salivary mutans streptococci, tooth brushing ...200717426396
influence of the microbiological component of cariogram(®) for evaluating the risk of caries in compare the risk for caries in children as determined by cariogram(®) software (cs; stockholm, sweden) with and without its microbiological component and by a form based on cariogram(®) (fbc).201728585889
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