Since the beginning of the twentieth century, the ability to prevent caries has greatly improved. This is due to both increased knowledge about the origin of dental caries, and to the availability of effective aids to oral hygiene, such as fluoride toothpaste. The effect of oral hygiene on the general population has also risen because more and more people brush their teeth.
|Rubriek||Geschiedenis en tandheelkunde|
|Publicatiedatum||5 januari 2018|
|Editie||Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd - Jaargang 125 - editie 01 - januari 2018; 11-14|