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Teeth restored using atraumatic restorative treatment may be more likely to fail, but evidence is low quality

Dental caries (tooth decay) has been considered the most common global disease. Conventional methods (drill and fill) involve the use of electric drills to clear away decayed areas of tooth before filling. 589 more words

Tooth Decay

Uncertain evidence on the value of school dental screening programmes

Oral diseases, especially dental caries, affect children worldwide. If unchecked, oral health can deteriorate progressively and adversely impact children’s general well-being. It also has a financial bearing at family and community levels. 578 more words


High rates of tooth extractions in children due to caries: The do’s and dont’s

Hassan Adnan Year 4, Dentistry, Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

On the 11th of January 2017, the Local Government Association (LGA) released an astonishing statement: “160 children/teenagers are having tooth extractions under general anaesthetic per day in the United Kingdom”. 1,007 more words


No evidence that fluoride supplements taken by pregnant women prevent tooth decay in their babies

Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems among children. If fluoride supplements taken by pregnant women can prevent tooth decay in their children, pregnant women with no access to a fluoridated drinking water supply can obtain the benefits of systemic fluoridation. 561 more words


Fluoride in water: facts you might not know

Fluoridated water is the supply of drinking water that has fluoride artificially added to it. This practice of public health was praised by Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as one of ten great public health achievements in 20thcentury. 717 more words

What is Dental Decay ?

Have you ever seen a black hole or a black portion on any of your teeth ?

Well most likely that’s a decay.

A Decay is a damage to the tooth caused by the bacteria. 67 more words

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