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The six-monthly dental check

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The six-monthly dental recall has been a mainstay of the dental profession for years but where did the recommendation come from and is it evidence-based?

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Richards, D. The six-monthly dental check. Evid Based Dent 3, 61 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6400135

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