Journal article

Peripartum events and molar-incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) amongst young patients in southwest France

E Garot, D Manton, P Rouas

EUROPEAN ARCHIVES OF PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY | SPRINGER | Published : 2016

Abstract

AIM: This was to investigate the association of peripartum events with the occurrence of MIH. METHODS: This study, carried out between 2010 and 2011, was based on objective information noted in child health booklets on putative risk factors for MIH during the Peripartum period, aged between 6 to 28 years. The target population consisted of patients with MIH and a control group. Among the 849 patients examined by two calibrated paediatric dentists, 75 patients with MIH were recorded. These patients attended for consultation either at the teaching dental hospital of Bordeaux (France) or at a private dental practice (Bordeaux, France). Pearson's Chi-squared test was used and Odds ratios (OR) wi..

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