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The mother of a 9-month old patient asks what causes early childhood caries (ECC). Which of the following is the most accurate reply?
Which of the following factors places a child at the most risk for developing early childhood caries?
Which of the following is the major mechanism of action of topical fluoride in caries prevention?
Which of the following is a benefit of fluoride varnish?
While performing an exam on one of your young patients, you observe the following. Describe what you see:
What guidance would you provide the mother of your 20-month-old patient who expresses concern about her child developing fluorosis? The family lives in a town that adds fluoride to the water supply and the child has already had two cavities.
According to the U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce (USPSTF) recommendations, which children should receive fluoride varnish in the medical office?
While performing an exam on one of your young patients, you observe the findings on the teeth indicated by the yellow arrows (see photograph). Describe the tooth’s condition.
When applying fluoride varnish to an infant, what is the most important function of the gauze?
What guidance do you give the grandmother of a child who has just had fluoride varnish applied to his teeth?