How to Maintain a Cariostatic Fluoride Concentration in the Oral Environment

  title={How to Maintain a Cariostatic Fluoride Concentration in the Oral Environment},
  author={J. Cury and L. Tenuta},
  journal={Advances in Dental Research},
  pages={13 - 16}
  • J. Cury, L. Tenuta
  • Published 2008
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Advances in Dental Research
  • ince the primary effect of fluoride (F) on caries control is post-eruptive, any method of fluoride use, to be effective, should be able to maintain a constant fluoride concentration in the oral environment. Fluoridated water and F dentifrice are still regarded, respectively, as systemic and topical methods of F use, and they are considered to be the most effective F regimens for interfering with the caries process. However, our understanding of how these apparently different methods of F use… CONTINUE READING
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