Efficacy of dental prophylaxis (rubber cup) for the prevention of caries and gingivitis: a systematic review of literature

@article{Azarpazhooh2009EfficacyOD,
  title={Efficacy of dental prophylaxis (rubber cup) for the prevention of caries and gingivitis: a systematic review of literature},
  author={Amir Azarpazhooh and Patricia A Main},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2009},
  volume={207},
  pages={E14-E14}
}
Background The purpose of this systematic review was to assess the efficacy of routine dental prophylaxis applied before professionally applied topical fluoride (PATF) or at a regular recall visit in the prevention of caries or gingivitis.Types of studies reviewed Ovid MEDLINE and its allied versions; CINAHL; Cochrane Library; EMBASE; Health and Psychosocial Instruments; HealthSTAR; International Pharmaceutical Abstracts; and ACP Journal Club were searched for English and Human articles from… CONTINUE READING

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