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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000441912.47395.46
Feature: ORAL HEALTH

An oral health program for children

Berger, Carol DNP, RN, FNP-C; Bachman, Jean DSN, RN; Casalone, Gregory G. DDS; Farberman, Susann MEd, DNP, CPNP; Fish, Anne PhD, RN, FAHA

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Abstract

Caries, the most infectious chronic disease of childhood in America, leads to health, learning, and quality-of-life issues. Using the Missouri Preventive Service Program model, a pilot oral health program for children from ages birth to 5 years in a rural health clinic was the first to implement the application of fluoride varnish.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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