Prevention and management of dental decay in the pre-school child


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The guideline addresses effective strategies for preventing and managing dental decay in the preschool child. The nature of dental decay and its diagnosis are discussed, along with the epidemiology of the disease.

Guideline No. 83, ISBN 1 899893 44 X, November 2005

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A register of interest is not available for this guideline. In line with the SIGN Document Retention Schedule (24/07/2010), after publication of this guideline, hard copies of declarations of interest were held at the SIGN Executive offices for one year. The declarations of interest were then archived for a further three years before being destroyed along with other guideline related documents. This schedule has now been revised.


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