Tackling the Wicked Health Problem of Early Childhood Caries

William Murray Thomson


Despite much evidence for a fall in permanent dentition caries experience among children, Early Childhood Caries (ECC) continues to be a problem in both developed and developing countries. In fact, the prevalence of ECC has increased markedly in the last decade or so, and this is has occurred even in areas with community water fluoridation (although the severity of the disease in those areas is less marked)

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