A Study on Assessing the Chance of Dental Caries Level using Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale in 5-yearold Children in Kandy District, Sri Lanka
Tharanga L Nandasena, Chandra K Herath, Madhavi P Paranagama, Kanthi Perera, Sampath C Ratnayake, Hideo Miyasaki
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Nandasena TL, Herath CK, Paranagama MP, Perera K, Ratnayake SC, Miyasaki H. A Study on Assessing the Chance of Dental Caries Level using Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale in 5-yearold Children in Kandy District, Sri Lanka. J Contemp Dent 2017; 7 (1):17-21.
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