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Risk Factors for Dental Sealants: Children Age 6-9

Risk Factors

The occlusal surface of teeth with deep pits and fissures are difficult to clean and therefore this part of the tooth is more susceptible to decay.

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Content updated: Fri, 3 Nov 2017 16:33:31 MDT