Prevalence and etiology of molar-incisor hypomineralization (MIH) in the city of Istanbul


Koruyucu M. , Ozel S. , Tuna E. B.

JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, cilt.13, ss.318-328, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jds.2018.05.002
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.318-328

Özet

Background/purpose: Molar-Incisor-Hypomineralisation (MIH) is the term used to depict a condition in which one or more of the permanent molar teeth and usually no less than one incisor tooth is hypomineralised and the prevalence rates vary from 2.4 to 40.2%. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and the risk factors of MIH in children in Istanbul, Turkey.