Clinical efficacy evaluation of calcium, phosphate, and sodium bicarbonate on surface-enamel smoothness and gloss.

@article{Muoz2004ClinicalEE,
  title={Clinical efficacy evaluation of calcium, phosphate, and sodium bicarbonate on surface-enamel smoothness and gloss.},
  author={Carlos Alberto Abello Mu{\~n}oz and Joni A Stephens and Howard M Proskin and Annahita Ghassemi},
  journal={Compendium of continuing education in dentistry},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 9 Suppl 1},
  pages={32-9}
}
This clinical study evaluated the effectiveness of a fluoride dentifrice containing calcium, phosphate, and sodium bicarbonate for improving surface-enamel smoothness and gloss relative to a commercially available fluoride and silica-containing dentifrice. Balancing for baseline surface-enamel roughness and gloss, 113 healthy adult volunteers who met the inclusion criterion for daily acidic drink consumption were randomized to receive 1 of the 2 products. Subjects brushed their teeth using the… CONTINUE READING