Topical iodine and fluoride varnish effectiveness in the primary dentition: a quasi-experimental study.


PURPOSE Combining fluorides with antimicrobials may be of value because fluorides alone do not provide complete protection. The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to compare the effectiveness of combined topical treatment with 10% polyvinyl-pyrollidone iodine (PVP-I) and 5% sodium fluoride varnish (FV) with FV alone. METHODS One hundred seventy… (More)