Fluoride


Addressing Precavitated Lesions in Toddlers

      DURINDA MATTANA, RDH, MS, is an adjunct associate professor in the Departments of Periodontology and Dental Hygiene and Patient Management at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry where she teaches courses on prevention. She

Caring for Children With Diabetes

Oral health professionals are well positioned to provide the extensive preventive and therapeutic care required to maintain the oral health of this patient population. By Dorothy J. Rowe, RDH, MS, PhD, and Hyun A. Sohn, RDH, MS

The Role of Fluoride in Caries Prevention

With a variety of concentrations, application types, and delivery methods, clinicians can recommend the right fluoride product for their patients' individual needs. By Petal C. Leu-wai-see, AAS, RDH, BSDH, MA, and Cynthia J. Howard, RDH, BS, MS, CCRC

What the Evidence Says About Fluoride Varnish

The effectiveness of fluoride varnish in preventing caries is the focus of this practical review.
By Ryan L. Quock, DDS

Fluoride’s Role in Caries Prevention

While fluoride is key to preventing tooth decay, aspects of its usage can greatly affect efficacy.
By Constanza E. Fernández, DDS, PhD, and Carlos González-Cabezas, DDS, MSD, PhD

Sharing Facts About Fluoride

Dental hygienists need to be prepared to promote and defend community water fluoridation as an effective caries-prevention strategy.
By Erin C. Knoerl, MPH, and Meg D. Atwood, RDH, MPS

Defenders of Community Water Fluoridation

Oral health professionals should be ready to advocate for this important component of caries prevention efforts.
By Lori Rainchuso, RDH, MS

20 Amazing Facts About Fluoride

A behind-the-scenes look at fluoride and its role in preventing dental caries among young children.
By Gary R. Nelson, DDS, MS

Caries Prevention for Kids

The systemic use of fluoride provides many benefits in reducing tooth decay. By Charles D. Larsen, DMD, MS; Marcia Daronch, DDS, PhD; and Amr M. Moursi, DDS, PhD

Smile Insurance

Topical fluoride therapy is a safe and effective method for reducing the risk of caries among children of all ages.
By Charles D. Larsen, DDS, MS; Marcia Daronch, DDS, PhD; and Amr M. Moursi, DDS, PhD



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