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Study Find S mutans Test Better at Caries Detection than Risk Assessment Checklists

Posted on August 3, 2012


August 2, 2012 — MEDSCAPE—According to a Medscape article, a study published in the July issue of  Journal of the American Dental Association suggests that a test for Streptococcus mutans alone is better at detecting caries in young children than checklists of risk factors recommended by leading dental associations.

To read the entire story of the study by Richard K. Yoon, DDS,  and colleagues in Medscape, click here.