Genetics and caries: prospects.

  title={Genetics and caries: prospects.},
  author={Alexandre R Vieira},
  journal={Brazilian oral research},
  volume={26 Suppl 1},
Caries remains the most prevalent non-contagious infectious disease in humans. It is clear that the current approaches to decrease the prevalence of caries in human populations, including water fluoridation and school-based programs, are not enough to protect everyone. The scientific community has suggested the need for innovative work in a number of areas in cariology, encompassing disease etiology, epidemiology, definition, prevention, and treatment. We have pioneered the work on genetic… CONTINUE READING