The inhibitor blocks Streptococcus mutans from sticking on the tooth surface. About 2.3 billion people worldwide have tooth decay in their permanent teeth, primarily caused by this bacteria.
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A UAB study shows children receiving early preventive dental care from a dentist had more frequent tooth decay-related treatment, a higher rate of visits and higher annual dental expenditures.
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The UAB course was part of a master’s degree program in bioinformatics for researchers in Mali, where malaria is a scourge.
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For kids with permanent teeth, this simple device protects against sports-related dental injuries.

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More than three million teeth are knocked out in youth sports each year but some can be prevented or successfully treated.
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Most kids go to the doctor for a general checkup before school starts but it’s important to remember teeth need a checkup, too.

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