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In 1859, 26 dentists met in Niagara Falls, New York and formed the American Dental Association. Over the next 159 years, as technology and techniques continued to grow, the ADA formally recognized nine dental specialties to protect the public, nurture the art and science of dentistry, and improve the quality of care. The nine recognized …

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Dental caries tells the story of a civilization

As one of the oldest of all dental diseases, caries is even observable in remains retrieved from archeological excavations. In Caries through time: An anthropological review by Lanfranco and Eggers, the authors explained, “The tooth, for its physical features tends to resist destruction and taphonomic conditions better than any other body tissue, and therefore, is …

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