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Title: Preventing Tooth Decay and Saving Teeth with Dental Sealants. (3rd Edition)
Abstract: This booklet discusses the importance of dental sealants for preventing tooth decay in children and adolescents. It describes how dental sealants are used as a tool to prevent caries and stop the progression of early caries; the importance of school-based programs; disparities in dental sealant prevalence and awareness among different ethnic groups; cost effectiveness; and how to build effective state, territorial, and community oral health programs to promote school-based dental sealant programs. The booklet includes references and contact information for the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center.
Inv. Code: MCH00316
Year: 2010
Language(s): English
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Length: 4 pp.
Audience: Consumers, Professionals
Pub. Type: Booklet
Author(s): Not Applicable

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