Effect of 6-monthly applications of chlorhexidine varnish on incidence of occlusal caries in permanent molars: a 3-year study.

@article{Fennisle1998EffectO6,
  title={Effect of 6-monthly applications of chlorhexidine varnish on incidence of occlusal caries in permanent molars: a 3-year study.},
  author={Y L Fennis-le and Emiel H. Verdonschot and Rob C W Burgersdijk and Karl G Koenig and Martin A van 't Hof},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={233-8}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the effect of a chlorhexidine varnish on occlusal caries incidence when applied 6-monthly into the fissures of erupting and freshly erupted permanent molars. METHODS In a double-blind clinical trial, 332 children aged 5/6 and 11/12 years attending a Child Dental Health Centre were randomly assigned to a control and an experimental group. Criteria for inclusion in the study were that all first permanent molars in 5-6-year-olds and all second… CONTINUE READING

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