Disparities in children's oral health and access to dental care.

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Dental caries can be prevented by a combination of community, professional, and individual measures including water fluoridation, professionally applied topical fluorides and dental sealants, and use of fluoride toothpastes. Yet, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood. Dental care is the most prevalent unmet health need in US children… (More)

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@article{Mouradian2000DisparitiesIC, title={Disparities in children's oral health and access to dental care.}, author={Wendy E. Mouradian and Elisabeth Wehr and Jonathan Crall}, journal={JAMA}, year={2000}, volume={284 20}, pages={2625-31} }