Effectiveness of Fluoride in Preventing Caries in Adults

@article{Griffin2007EffectivenessOF,
  title={Effectiveness of Fluoride in Preventing Caries in Adults},
  author={Susan O. Griffin and E Regnier and Paul M. Griffin and V. Huntley},
  journal={Journal of Dental Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={86},
  pages={410 - 415}
}
To date, no systematic reviews have found fluoride to be effective in preventing dental caries in adults. The objective of this meta-analysis was to examine the effectiveness of self- and professionally applied fluoride and water fluoridation among adults. We used a random-effects model to estimate the effect size of fluoride (absolute difference in annual caries increment or relative risk ratio) for all adults aged 20+ years and for adults aged 40+ years. Twenty studies were included in the… Expand
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