Evidence-based use of fluoride in contemporary pediatric dental practice.

  title={Evidence-based use of fluoride in contemporary pediatric dental practice.},
  author={Steven M. Adair},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={133-42; discussion 192-8}
Fluoride is an important and effective means of reducing the caries incidence in children. Multiple fluoride products are available to dentists for use with their patients at risk for dental caries. The purposes of this paper are to: (1) review clinically salient evidence, primarily systematic reviews and meta-analyses, for the effectiveness of fluoride options and, where possible, combinations of fluoride exposures; and (2) make recommendations to dental practitioners based on the available… CONTINUE READING
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