Emotional health and education of the mother influence the oral health of the adolescents
Mothers who have emotional health, education, and knowledge of health practices are more likely to have babies, children, and adolescents with healthier teeth, according to a study by researchers at the School of Dentistry of Case Western Reserve University.
Suchitra Nelson, PhD., A dental epidemiologist at Case, and her team examined the teeth of 224 adolescents. Some participants had very low birth weight and others were normal birth weight children. Children and mothers were evaluated when children were 3, 8, and 14 years old.
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A study conducted by the New York School of Medicine in the United States has shown that not only the mother's emotions are influential in the child's development - paternal emotional problems can also lead to emotional and behavioral disorders in children. The analysis was published in the journal Maternal and Child Health Journal .
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