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Table 3 Baseline caries experience on occlusal surfaces of permanent first molars of children per group who participated in the 18 months evaluation (n=704)

From: Caries preventive efficacy of silver diammine fluoride (SDF) and ART sealants in a school-based daily fluoride toothbrushing program in the Philippines

Brushing
  Children N Age (sd) Surfaces N %
    Total Missing Sound D3 caries
Non-treated 45 6.8 (0.6) 180 24 13.3% 127 70.6% 29 16.1%
SDF treated 91 6.7 (0.7) 364 43 11.8% 288 79.1% 33 9.1%
Sealants 90 6.7 (0.6) 360 23 6.4% 301 83.6% 36 10.0%
Total 226 6.7 (07) 904 90 10.0% 716 79.2% 98 10.8%
Non-brushing
Non-treated 184 6.6 (0.6) 736 82 11.1% 544 73.9% 110 14.9%
SDF treated 139 6.7 (0.6) 556 75 13.5% 418 75.2% 63 11.3%
Sealants 155 6.7 (0.6) 620 73 11.8% 467 75.3% 80 12.9%
Total 478 6.7 (0.6) 1912 230 12.0% 1429 74.7% 253 13.3%