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Indications of In-Office Treatments: Topical Fluoride, Varnish, Foam and Gels

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A study conducted in the 1990s, demonstrated a steady rate of decline of instances of coronal caries through the 1980s. This decline was attributed to an increase in oral health education regarding diet, oral hygiene and an increased awareness about the benefits of applying fluoride-containing topical treatments such as dental sealants varnishes, foams, or gels to the teeth of individuals of all ages in moderate-to-high risk groups for caries. This presentation reviews the history, efficacy, and indications. You will learn the history of all varnishes, differences in fluoride foams and gels as well as which fluorides work best for different patients and practices.

Date Added:
9/11/2013

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Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD
Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA is national and international speaker and published author of over 300 articles for various publications.She has been a practicing dental assi...
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Questions & Comments
Leslie Schiff - (9/11/2013 11:38 PM)

Can you say cross-contamination with that brush dispenser!

Maurice Salama - (9/11/2013 7:48 AM)

All the stuff we need to know and provide our patients but simply do not know the materials or products to utilize! Thanks so much. Dr. Salama

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