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Kelly M. Rogers, RDH, BSDH, MSDH
Study Finds Behavior Change in AIAN Population Remains Complex
Although largely preventable, tooth decay remains a major oral health problem. When tooth decay occurs in children before the age of six, it is referred to as early childhood caries (ECC).1 American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) children have a higher rate of ECC compared to other populations in the United States.1,2 A study by Phipps et al. found...