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Oral health in the pediatric population is an overlooked topic in primary care, yet it is vital to their overall health. Dental caries, otherwise known as cavities, are a significant

Oral health in the pediatric population is an overlooked topic in primary care, yet it is vital to their overall health. Dental caries, otherwise known as cavities, are a significant problem among the pediatric population. Dental caries is the most common non-transmittable disease across the globe. Dental caries can have painful effects that can lead to serious health implications and reduce the quality of life. Prevention is key when addressing dental caries and oral health care. Oral health prevention and education should begin early on in life and continue throughout the lifetime.

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  • 2020-05-01
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    College of Nursing and Health Innovation

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