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Diseases & Conditions : Dental and Oral Health


Topic Index

Anatomy and Physiology of the Mouth and Teeth

Oral Health and Dental Specialists

Prevention of Oral Problems

Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate

Infant Problems of the Teeth and Mouth

Toddler Problems of the Teeth and Mouth

Preschool and School-Aged Problems of the Teeth and Mouth

Adolescent Problems of the Teeth and Mouth

Dental Procedures

Dental Emergencies


According to the CDC, approximately 500 million Americans visit the dentist each year.

Picture of young boy who has lost his front tooth

Yet, many children and adults needlessly suffer from oral diseases that could be prevented.

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