“Whether new caries or periodontoclasia lesions develop, or whether existing lesions advance further, depends almost entirely upon the personal oral hygiene habits and methods of the individual. The right method not only prevents lesions before they occur, but it also prevents or greatly deters advancement of existing lesions.”
“The pediatrician who knows the correct method of personal oral hygiene necessary to prevent the principal diseases of the teeth in children, has a wonderful opportunity to favorably influence the health, welfare and happiness in this regard throughout life, of those children whose parents depend upon him for advice and guidance. The opportunity for good is very great. “
“Many of the lesions of the two principal diseases of the teeth originate during early childhood.”
"A Clean Tooth Does Not Decay, nor does periodontoclasia occur about a clean tooth." C. C. Bass, M.D.