Oral conditions, dental caries worldwide

June 28, 2006

Even with dramatic advances in the armamentarium for fighting oral and dental diseases, such as dental caries and periodontal (gum) disease, these conditions remain prevalent in many parts of the world, without regard for geopolitical boundaries.

Today, during the 84th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research, in a session entitled "Oral Health Research", scientists from Australia (studies in Australia and Fiji), Bangladesh, Canada, China, Germany (a study in The Gambia), Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Poland, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States will present a wide variety of findings:
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This is a summary of Sequence #20, "Oral Health Research 1," being presented from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, 2006, in Exhibit Hall 1 of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, during the 84th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research.

International & American Associations for Dental Research

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