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Early Childhood Caries Resource Center

The vision of this Resource Center is to serve as the centralized clearing house where cutting-edge information regarding ECC that can be shared among stakeholders and ignite collaborative strategies to help eradicate this most common disease of childhood and its accompanying co-morbidities.

Although there has been progress in managing dental caries in preschool children in the past 20 years, it remains a major health problem worldwide.  A better understanding of the biology, behavioral factors, and effective interventions are still needed.  Thus, this web site provides the latest resources for advancing our knowledge, treatment, and guidelines regarding ECC.