Dental caries

@article{Selwitz1955DentalC,
  title={Dental caries},
  author={Robert H Selwitz and Amid I Ismail and Nigel B Pitts},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1955},
  volume={369},
  pages={51-59}
}
  • Robert H Selwitz, Amid I Ismail, Nigel B Pitts
  • Published 1955
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Dental caries, otherwise known as tooth decay, is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases of people worldwide; individuals are susceptible to this disease throughout their lifetime. Dental caries forms through a complex interaction over time between acid-producing bacteria and fermentable carbohydrate, and many host factors including teeth and saliva. The disease develops in both the crowns and roots of teeth, and it can arise in early childhood as an aggressive tooth decay that aff ects the… CONTINUE READING
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