Diet, nutrition and dental caries
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Diet, nutrition and dental caries proceedings of the 2nd European Congress on Diet, Nutrition and Dental Caries held on July 9-11, 1989, York (UK) by European Congress on Diet, Nutrition and Dental Caries (1st 1989 York, England)

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Published by Karger in Basel, New York .
Written in English


  • Dental caries -- Prevention & control -- Congresses.,
  • Diet, Cariogenic -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementguest editors, M.E.J. Curzon, J.M. ten Cate.
SeriesCaries research -- v. 24, suppl. 1 (Sept. 1990), Caries research -- v. 24 (Supplement 1)
ContributionsCurzon, M. E. J., Cate, J. M. ten.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17998558M
ISBN 103805553056

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