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Relevant Population Characteristics for Dental Disease: Untreated Decay in Children Aged 6-9

Relevant Population Characteristics

Dental disease affects children from poor families five times as much as children from higher income families. Minority ethnic populations have a higher incidence of caries experience and untreated caries but a lower rate of sealant placement.

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