Fluoride


A Guide to Water Fluoridation

Examining fluoride intake at an individual patient level is necessary to develop effective caries management plans. By Kimberly K. McFarland, DDS, MHSA, and Lorena Baccaglini, PhD, DDS, MS

Implementing a Multifaceted Approach to Caries Prevention

To reduce caries prevalence, oral health professionals need to not only use the traditional interventions but also consider adjunctive therapies, behavior modification approaches, and legislative advocacy to improve the oral health of vulnerable populations. By Diana Macri, RDH, BSDH, MSEd

Treating 
Patients With Anxiety Disorders

Proper preparation will help clinicians Effectively care for this population, improving the likelihood that patients will return for regular oral health care. By Kristen M. Stephens, RDH, MS, and JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, MS, PhD

Community Water Fluoridation

Oral health professionals 
need to be prepared to effectively educate patients regarding the benefits of this public health effort to prevent caries. By Lori Rainchuso, RDH, MS, DHSc

Strategies to Boost Remineralization

Products that aid in the remineralization process should be considered as part of an overall caries prevention and management plan For at-risk patients. By Martha McComas, RDH, MS

A Strategic Approach to Addressing Dental Caries

In addition to establishing a dental home and developing a comprehensive treatment plan, the introduction of silver diamine fluoride may be a game changer in the effort to reduce the prevalence of dental caries.

The Role of Fluoride in Caries Prevention

Fluoride is one of the most valuable weapons in the fight against tooth decay among pediatric patients.

Use of Fluoride Varnish in Caries Prevention

As this effective preventive tool is widely used, oral health professionals need to remain up-to-date regarding product innovations and the most current evidence-based approaches. By Erin Relich, RDH, BSDH, MSA, and Durinda Mattana, RDH, BSDH, MS

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



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