Tooth decay further reduced by dual self-applied topical fluoride regimen

October 1978
Quintessence International;Oct1978, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p18
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the effect of the application of fluoride gel and fluoride mouthrinsing on tooth decay. It reports on the findings of a program in which several school children were made to follow a self-applied topical fluoride regimen under the supervision of public health nurses. The program has produced additional evidence that such programs can provide significant protection against new tooth decay even where caries incidence is already low because of community water fluoridation.


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