Results of a promising open trial to prevent baby bottle tooth decay: a fluoride varnish study.

@article{Weinstein1994ResultsOA,
  title={Results of a promising open trial to prevent baby bottle tooth decay: a fluoride varnish study.},
  author={Philip Weinstein and Peter S Domoto and Mark Koday and Brian LeRoux},
  journal={ASDC journal of dentistry for children},
  year={1994},
  volume={61 5-6},
  pages={
          338-41
        }
}
One hundred thirty-three farm worker children with an average age of 17 months participated in a study of a fluoride varnish in WIC programs in the Yakima Valley of Central Washington. After parents were interviewed, the child was examined and a fluoride varnish applied to the maxillary incisors. At the six-month recall 62 children and their parents returned. Results indicated a significant decrease in decalcification from 35 percent to 21 percent and an increase in decay from 3 percent to 16… CONTINUE READING

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