dmfs


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dmfs

, DMFS
Abbreviation for decayed, missing, and filled surfaces.
See also: dmfs caries index.

DMFS

, dmfs
Abbreviation for decayed, missing, or filled tooth surfaces.

dmfs

, DMFS
Abbreviation for decayed, missing, and filled surfaces.
See also: dmfs caries index
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The mean DMFT, DMFS, dft, and dfs values of the group who were blind were significantly higher than those of the sighted children (p < .
Therefore, in addition to dfs and DMFS, we analyzed caries on deciduous lingual surfaces and deciduous buccal surfaces.
One child had no permanent teeth, 199 (81%) had a DMFS = 0, and 48 (19%) had a DMFS [is greater than or equal to] 1; the mean DMFS was 0.
The mean DMFS decreased as self-assessment improved from poor to good (p<0.
Mean DMFS in relation to self-assessed oral health, reason for dental visit, brushing frequency, use of fluoridated mouth rinse and professionally applied fluoride as reported by Greek adolescents.
The results from the 9 trials comparing F toothpaste with either gel or mouthrinse were consistent with no evidence of an important differential effect, the pooled DMFS PF was 1% (95% CI, -13% to 14%).
All teeth were examined using WHO criteria [1987] and recorded as the dmfs / dmft and the DMFS / DMFT indices.
There was no significant difference in the dmfs/dmft or the DMFS / DMFT between the children with epilepsy and control children (Table 4).