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Kathy O'Loughlin

The silent epidemic in our mouths

By Kathy O'Loughlin
October 6, 2006

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IT HAS BEEN six years since the US surgeon general issued a warning about the ``silent epidemic" of oral disease and urged us to recognize oral health as a critical component of overall health. Despite the call to action in the nation's first-ever report card on the oral health of Americans, dental disease remains the most common, chronic disease of ... (Full article: 723 words)

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