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Caries prevention--based on evidence? Or an act of faith?

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The era of evidence-based healthcare requires that dentists' actions are supported by scientific proof of effectiveness. In this paper, evidence regarding the impact of strategies for caries prevention is derived from epidemiology and from a systematic review of research papers

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Kay, E. Caries prevention--based on evidence? Or an act of faith?. Br Dent J 185, 432–433 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.4809834

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