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A review of the literature: the economic impact of preventive dental hygiene services.

  title={A review of the literature: the economic impact of preventive dental hygiene services.},
  author={Stull C Sharon and I. Connolly and Kellie R Murphree},
  journal={Journal of dental hygiene : JDH},
  volume={79 1},
The contributions of dental hygiene as a discipline of prevention, the inception of systemic fluoride in community water systems, the continual research conducted by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), and the success of dental sealants have all contributed to the decrease in incidences of dental diseases. The prevalence of employer-based dental insurance must also be recognized as contributing to a substantial paradigm shift on the utilization of oral health… Expand
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PReVeNtIVe INteRVeNtION OF PIt FISSURe SeALANt tO ReDUCe New DeNtAL CARIeS INCIDeNCe IN tHe StUDeNt OF SUMBANGSIH PRIMARY SCHOOLS JAkARtA Risqa Rina Darwita – Indonesia, Jakarta, University ofExpand
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