A Study on Oral Health of Children with Cardiac Diseases in Mashhad, Iran in 2004

Maryam Talebi, Maryam Khordi Mood, Mohammad Mahmoudi & Shaili Alidad
Background and aims. Preventing oral disease is the most desirable way of ensuring good dental health for children with heart disease. Dental and gingival infections in patients with cardiac problems may lead to infective endocarditis. The aim of this study was to evaluate oral and dental health status in children with heart disease referred to a cardiac center compared with the control group. Materials and Methods. In this descriptive cross-sectional study, case group consisting of...