Recommendations for the use of fluoride in caries prevention.

  title={Recommendations for the use of fluoride in caries prevention.},
  author={Stefan Zimmer and K Jahn and Claudia Roxane Barthel},
  journal={Oral health & preventive dentistry},
  volume={1 1},
From a theoretical point of view, caries can be prevented by perfect oral hygiene and sugar abstinence. However, practice has shown that this approach is successful in individual cases only. For the whole population, effective caries prevention is still not realistic without the use of fluoride in various forms. The use of different fluoride preparations increases its efficacy. On the other hand, correct dosage is important to prevent the risk of dental fluorosis. Most of the European… CONTINUE READING

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