Adverse childhood experiences, including physical, sexual or emotional abuse, can have detrimental impacts on child and adult health. However, little research has explored the impact that such early life experiences have on oral health. This study examines whether experiencing adverse childhood experiences before the age of 18 years is associated with self-reported poor dental health in later life.

Authors: Kat Ford, Paul Brocklehurst+ 3 more
, Karen Hughes, Catherine Sharp, Mark Bellis
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