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Relevant Population Characteristics for Dental Sealants: Children Age 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 and a lower rate of sealant placement.

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Content updated: Thu, 4 Feb 2021 12:04:08 MST