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Genetics and caries-prospects

Vieira, AR (2012) Genetics and caries-prospects. Brazilian Oral Research, 26 (SPL. I). 7 - 9. ISSN 1806-8324

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Abstract

Caries remains the most prevalent non-contagious infectious disease in humans. It is clear that the current approaches to decrease the prevalence of caries in human populations, including water fluoridation and school-based programs, are not enough to protect everyone. The scientific community has suggested the need for innovative work in a number of areas in cariology, encompassing disease etiology, epidemiology, definition, prevention, and treatment. We have pioneered the work on genetic studies to identify genes and genetic markers of diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic value. This paper summarizes a presentation that elaborated on these initial findings.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Vieira, ARalexandre_vieira@pitt.eduARV11
Date: 1 December 2012
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Brazilian Oral Research
Volume: 26
Number: SPL. I
Page Range: 7 - 9
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1590/s1806-83242012000700002
Schools and Programs: School of Dental Medicine > Dental Science
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1806-8324
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2013 19:35
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2019 16:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/17616

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