Basis for the use of topical and systemic fluorides in caries prevention

Picton, D. C. A.
July 1986
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (Supplement);Jul1986, Vol. 79 Issue 14, p18
Academic Journal
The article investigates the basis for the use of topical and systemic fluorides in the prevention of dental caries. An illustration of the observation that fluorides can affect several stages of the dental caries process is presented. The article also treats the case for fluoridation of drinking water during the formative period of the teeth as a thoroughly established fact.


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