2.5.3 Percentage of First Nations children aged 0 to 11 years, with dental treatment needs according to primary caregivers’ perceptions, Canada, 2008/2010
|Restorative (e.g., cavities, crowns, bridges)||Maintenance (e.g., checkups or teeth cleaning)||Dental extractions||Flouride treatment||Orthodontics (e.g., braces)||Urgent care (dental problems requiring immediate attention)|
Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from the First Nations Regional Longitudinal Health Survey (RHS) 2008/10, National report on adults, youth and children living in First Nations Communities.
According to their primary caregivers, 37% of First Nations children aged 0 to 11 years living in First Nations communities required restorative dental care in 2008/2010.
65% required maintenance care, such as checkups or cleaning.
11% reuired extractions, 23% required fluoride treatment, 5% required orthodontics and 3% had urgent care needs.
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