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The contribution of different permanent tooth types to untreated caries (April 2021 Article 2)
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JADA April 2021

Background. Untreated caries (UC), although highly prevalent, is largely preventable. Information on the contribution of different teeth to UC prevalence and severity could be helpful in evaluating UC surveillance protocols and the relative benefits of caries prevention interventions.

Keywords. Untreated caries; public health surveillance; pit-and-fissure sealants.