Journal article

Global burden of molar incisor hypomineralization

Falk Schwendicke, Karim Elhennawy, Seif Reda, Katrin Bekes, David J Manton, Joachim Krois

JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: We aimed to systematically review and meta-analyze the global, super-regional, regional and national prevalence of molar-incisor-hypomineralization (MIH) and to determine the numbers of prevalent and incident cases on different spatial scales. The review was registered (PROSPERO CRD42017063842). SOURCES: Five electronic databases (Medline, EMBASE, LILACS, Web of Science, Google Scholar) were searched systematically. STUDY SELECTION: Observational studies on the prevalence of MIH were included and the prevalence on different spatial scales (global, super-regional, regional, national) synthesized using random-effects meta-analyses. The prevalence was then regressed on a large set o..

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