TITLE

Guideline on the Role of Dental Prophylaxis in Pediatric Dentistry

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Pediatric Dentistry;2009 Reference Manual, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an official statement of the guidelines adopted by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) regarding dental prophylaxis. The methods used to formulate these guidelines are described, and a synopsis of the statement's purpose and background is provided. The AAPD's guidelines on dental prophylaxis address such factors as the role of microbial plaque in the etiology of dental caries. The AAPD recommends using the least aggressive methods compatible with optimal dental health.
ACCESSION #
44725608

 

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