Demystifying Medicine Video



In this video, we provide an introduction to tooth decay (cavities), through an explanation of its symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnoses, treatments, and prevention methods. This video is targeted towards parents with young children to inform them about an area of health that often goes overlooked. Parents can assist their children towards a path or proper oral hygiene and help keep their kids healthy.

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