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Caries (Tooth Decay)

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The Journal of the American Dental Association

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Additional Resources

ADA Caries Risk Assessment Forms

ADA Caries Risk Assessment Forms (For Educational Use Only)

Early Childhood Caries Symposium

ADA Positions and Statements

ADA Public Service Announcements

ADA News

A-Z Topics: Science in the News

Evidence-based Clinical Recommendations

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External Resources

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