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International Journal of Dentistry
Volume 2010, Article ID 432767, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/432767
Review Article

The Caries Phenomenon: A Timeline from Witchcraft and Superstition to Opinions of the 1500s to Today's Science

1Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1919 7th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
2Department of Operative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, Tsurumi University, 2-1-3, Tsurumi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama 230-8501, Japan
3Department of Microbiology, School of Dental Medicine, Tsurumi University, 2-1-3, Tsurumi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama 230-8501, Japan

Received 23 October 2009; Accepted 28 May 2010

Academic Editor: Marilia Buzalaf

Copyright © 2010 John D. Ruby et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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