Caries and Fluoride

  • Management of Dentin Hypersensitivity

    Dentin Hypersensitivity (DHS) is one of the most encountered complaints by patients seeking dental treatment and has been called the “common cold of dentistry.” In this article you will learn more about the different ways of managing Dentin Hypersensitivity effectively and the do's and don'ts you need to keep in mind to handle Dentin Hypersensitivity.

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  • Caries Management and Prevention

    Toothpaste is an important vehicle that plays an integral role in the prevention of dental caries. Read on to understand the role of high fluoride toothpastes in managing and preventing carries and the most effective fluoride therapy approach for arresting root surface caries.

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  • Enhancing Fluoride: Clinical Human Studies of Alternatives or Boosters for Caries Management

    Fluoride is most commonly used for Dental Caries management. Read more to understand strategies that you can use as alternatives or boosters to fluoride for preventing and managing this common dental disease.

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  • Dental Sealants vs Fluoride Varnish: Which is more Cost Effective?

    Dental Caries is the most chronic disease of childhood. Post-eruption strategies for preventing dental caries include dental sealants and fluoride varnish. Read more to find out which of these two is more cost effective.

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  • Improving oral health outcomes using flourides

    The benefit of tooth brushing with fluoride toothpaste is considered as one of the main contributing factors for the decline in tooth decay (dental caries). Understand how high fluoride toothpastes are effective in controlling caries across demographics. Stay updated on how communities can be empowered on caries prevention for a cavity-free future.

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  • Importance of recall and maintainence

    A patient who has undergone either a simple or a complex restoration including complete oral rehabilitation may return because he or she has neglected to attend to the maintenance of the extensive care provided. We are sharing clinical practice guidelines that can help a patient effectively maintain that which has been restored.

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  • A Comprehensive Review of the Clinical Benefits of a Triclosan-Copolymer-Fluoride Dentifrice

    Triclosan is a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent used in oral care products. Gather a comprehensive and clinical understanding of the oral health benefits of a triclosan/copolymer/fluoride dentifrice, beyond those associated with “traditional” toothpaste use, in a manner that is safe and effective.

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  • Fluoride administration: The right way to do it!!

    The importance of fluoride for the prevention of dental caries is well recognized, but finding the best mechanism for delivering it to the teeth remains a challenging task. We are sharing innovative strategies to increase the reach of high fluoride vehicles such as varnishes and prescription toothpaste. Learn how they can be easily incorporated into public health programs such as well-child visits and community-based geriatric programs.

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  • Molar-incisor hypomineralisation (MIH)

    Molar-incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) is hypomineralisation of systemic origin of one or more of the four permanent first molars and any associated and affected incisors. Initially largely reported only in the European countries, MIH has now gained more recognition across the world. Milder cases can be managed easily, while the complex ones become challenging to treat. In order to deal with MIH in a more efficient manner, there is a need for dental fraternity and global researchers to come together and collaboratively find innovative techniques.

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