Performance Improvement 2001. Dental Caries in Preschool Children

01/01/2001

This project will determine the existance of a Baby Bottle Tooth Decay (BBTD) pattern among preschool children clusters in families. It will also determineif dental nutrition education to families with one child with BBTD pattern caries will reduce the rate in susequent children. Project data will be used to determine the utility of providing family-directed dental and nutrition education can reduce BBTD clusters in families.

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION:09/30/2001

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Public Health

FEDERAL CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Fowler, 301-443-3024

PIC ID: 5531

PERFORMER: Indian Health Service

Rockville MD