Fluoride mouthrinses and fluoride varnishes.

  title={Fluoride mouthrinses and fluoride varnishes.},
  author={Lars G. Petersson},
  journal={Caries research},
  volume={27 Suppl 1},
The cariostatic efficacy of rinsing with a 0.05-0.2% neutral sodium fluoride solution has been clearly demonstrated, especially in supervised school-based programmes in moderate and high caries risk children. The cost-benefit effect, however, is questionable in populations with low caries prevalence, and fluoride rinsing programmes are gradually being replaced by more individual fluoride therapy comprising combinations of fluoride toothpastes, tablets, or varnishes. Fluoride varnishes were… CONTINUE READING