Epidemiology of dental caries: when structure and context matter.

  title={Epidemiology of dental caries: when structure and context matter.},
  author={Paulo J R Fraz{\~a}o},
  journal={Brazilian oral research},
  volume={26 Suppl 1},
The widespread expansion of the sugar market drove dental caries prevalence to high levels in several regions of the world. On the other hand, the dissemination of fluoride use is one of the reasons for caries decline at the end of the 20th century. However, caries remains one of the most prevalent non-communicable chronic diseases in human beings, and an important cause of pain and dental loss, which lead to school and work absenteeism affecting individuals' daily activities and emotional… CONTINUE READING

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