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Dental caries

This PrimeView is an illustrated summary of the Primer for dental caries. Download the PDF for an accessible version

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Dental caries formation can affect individuals at any age and involves the interaction between the tooth, the microbial biofilm at the tooth surface and dietary sugars. This PrimeView, which accompanies the Primer by Pitts et al., focuses on the pathophysiology of dental caries formation.