Suzanne De Ball

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Nursing caries is a unique form of caries caused by prolonged exposure to pooled fermentable liquids and a lack of salivary flow during sleep. It is characterized by extensive destruction of the primary maxillary incisors generally beginning on the facial or lingual smooth surfaces. Nursing caries appears to have a particularly high prevalence in Native(More)
Although many schools use scores on the Dental Admission Test (DAT) to evaluate applicants, the association of these scores with students' performance on Part I of the National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE) has not been recently evaluated. In this study, the hypothesis that the DAT scores would be a significant predictor of Part I of the NBDE scores was(More)
Fluoride therapy continues to be the best defense in the battle against dental caries. The decision to utilize topical fluorides is no longer age dependent. Changing disease patterns require dentists to critically evaluate the caries risk of each patient and develop a fluoride treatment plan based upon the needs of the individual patient. A variety of(More)
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