Paper Information

Journal:   JOURNAL OF ISLAMIC DENTAL ASSOCIATION OF IRAN (MAJALLAH-I-DANDANPIZISHKI)   2004 , Volume 16 , Number 50 (Special Issue of Pediatric Dentistry); Page(s) 22 To 27.
 
Paper: 

A REVIEW OF RECENT STUDIES ON FLUORIDE APPLICATION

 
 
Author(s):  POORHASHEMI S.G.*
 
* Pedodontics Dept., Faculty of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
 
Abstract: 

One of the important subjects in preventive dentistry, during the past fifty years, has been t1uoride and its role in caries reduction. Experiences in fluoride application, by a lot of pioneer countries, have attributed a key role to this natural material in caries prevention.

Uncontrolled use of fluoride in some past of the world, has caused dental t1uorosis. This problem has been focused by a lot of preventive dentistry specialists. Recent studies on t1uoride properties and its application are an indicative of attitude changes toward this material and have caused WHO and FDI to present special protocols for t1uoride use.

The purpose of this article was to present the results of recent studies and view points of investigators on t1uoride application.

 
Keyword(s): DENTISTRY, PREVENTION, FLUORIDE, DENTAL CARIES
 
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