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Illustrations of the Mouth

Oral Health / Dental Specialists

Prevention of Oral Diseases / Dental Problems

Specific Oral Health & Dental Problems

Dental Procedures


Picture of man during a routine teeth cleaning

With proper preventive care, such as regular checkups, brushing, flossing, fluoridation, and dental sealants, the risk of dental disease can be greatly reduced.

Medical Reviewers:

  • Eakle, W. Stephan DDS
  • Stump-Sutliff, Kim, RN, MSN, AOCNS