Dental Decay

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Abstract:

This one-page handout uses text and illustrations to educate people about tooth decay and its prevention. It discusses how cavities are caused by certain types of bacteria in the mouth that grow in dental plaque, a film that attaches to teeth. The document outlines how people can prevent tooth decay with toothbrushing, flossing, diet, and regular dental visits, and includes other ways people can protect their teeth.

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Author(s):
California Dental Association
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
Copyrighted
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
5/26/2017
Record Last Updated:
8/9/2017

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