Caries dental y desarrollo infantil temprano estudio piloto

Translated title of the contribution: Dental caries and early childhood development: A pilot study

F. Loreto Núñez, B. Javier Sanz, L. Gloria Mejía

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Objective: To investigate the association between dental caries and early childhood development in 3-year-olds from Talca, Chile. Method: A pilot study with a convenience sample of 3-year-olds from Talca (n = 39) who attend public healthcare centers. Child development was measured by the Psychomotor Development Index (PDI), a screening tool used nationally among pre-school children to assess language development, ine mot or skills and coordinat ion areas.

Translated title of the contributionDental caries and early childhood development: A pilot study
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)38-42
Number of pages5
JournalRevista Chilena de Pediatria
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 1 Feb 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Child development
  • Dental caries
  • Growth
  • Pre-school

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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