A 2-year community-randomized controlled trial of fluoride varnish to prevent early childhood caries in Aboriginal children.

@article{Lawrence2008A2C,
  title={A 2-year community-randomized controlled trial of fluoride varnish to prevent early childhood caries in Aboriginal children.},
  author={Herenia Procopio Lawrence and Darlene Binguis and Jan Douglas and Lynda McKeown and Bonita Switzer and Rafael Figueiredo and Audrey Laporte},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={503-16}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure the effectiveness of fluoride varnish (FV) (Duraflor), 5% sodium fluoride, Pharmascience Inc., Montréal, QC, Canada) and caregiver counseling in preventing early childhood caries (ECC) in Aboriginal children in a 2-year community-randomized controlled trial. METHODS Twenty First Nations communities in the Sioux Lookout Zone (SLZ), Northwest Ontario, Canada were randomized to two study groups. All caregivers received oral health counseling, while children in one group… CONTINUE READING

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