World Federation of Public Health Associations

  title={World Federation of Public Health Associations},
  author={Wfpha By-Laws},
  journal={Journal of Public Health Policy},
  • Wfpha By-Laws
  • Published 1967
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Public Health Policy
• Oral health education including oral hygiene instructions and dietary advice, and access to affordable toothbrushes and toothpaste containing fluoride as soon as the first primary tooth erupts • Preventive interventions, appropriate to the infrastructure and priorities of the country, which may include dental sealants, community fluoridation, and regular fluoride varnish applications • Treatment of early stage decay to stop it from progressing to cavities, and treatment of dental cavities… 

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