The caries-preventive effect of chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents: a systematic review.

@article{James2010TheCE,
  title={The caries-preventive effect of chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents: a systematic review.},
  author={Patrice James and Carmel Parnell and Helen Whelton},
  journal={Caries research},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={333-40}
}
AIMS Our purpose was to systematically review the literature on the effectiveness of chlorhexidine varnish for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents and to determine its effectiveness compared to fluoride varnish. METHODS MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library were searched through December 2009 to identify relevant randomised trials with blind outcome assessment and a minimum duration of 1 year. The search was later updated in MEDLINE and the Cochrane Library to March 19th… CONTINUE READING

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