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Title: Oral Health and Learning: When Children's Oral Health Suffers, So Does Their Ability to Learn (3rd Edition)
Abstract: This booklet discusses the impact that poor oral health has on the overall health and well-being of children and adolescents. It discusses how dental caries, injuries, and tooth loss can cause psychological, developmental, or physical problems, and lead to decreased school performance and attendance, poor social relationships, and less success in later life; and discusses strategies and programs for improving oral health in schools. The booklet includes references and contact information for the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center.
Inv. Code: MCH00438
Year: 2013
Language(s): English
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Length: 4 pp.
Audience: Consumers, Professionals
Pub. Type: Booklet
Author(s): Not Applicable




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