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Management Of Early Childhood Caries A Perpetual Challenge To Clinician

HL Jayakumar, K Mahesh Chandra, N Pallavi H, D Jyothi

Citation Information : Jayakumar H, Mahesh Chandra K, Pallavi H N, Jyothi D. Management Of Early Childhood Caries A Perpetual Challenge To Clinician. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2011; 5 (1):4-11.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-5-1-4

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-01-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


The incidence of Early Childhood caries is increasing due to complex behavioral variations among the children; the dental professionals are facing an uphill task to manage this condition in their routine practice. Many treatment protocols have been designed, each one claiming a distinct advantage over the other. Early childhood caries still remains an incompletely managed oral disease leading to prevalence of increased disease load among children.

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