Caries risk-based fluoride supplementation for children.

  title={Caries risk-based fluoride supplementation for children.},
  author={Woosung Sohn and Amid Ibrahim Ismail and L Susan Taichman},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  volume={29 1},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate primary care physicians' recommendation of fluoride supplements based upon a child's caries risk. METHODS A representative sample of family physicians (FPs) and pediatricians (PDs) in the United States was mailed a letter and a questionnaire that described case scenarios of 2-year-old children-one with low and the other with high caries-risk -as well as questions about opinions on fluoride supplement use. The physicians' opinions were compared… CONTINUE READING