International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Dental Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023


Caries Preventing by Topical Fluoride

Kanishka Awana | Dr. Puja Bansal [9] | Dr. Deepak Bhargava [6]


Abstract: The use of fluoride has been considered the most important among the non - invasive therapeutic and preventive management of caries, with its mechanism of action primarily topical by incorporating fluorapatite crystals in the tooth enamel, making it more resistant to acid dissolution. This article provides a review of the uses, mechanism of action, formulations along with the recent updates on applied topical fluorides and for prescription - strength home - use topical fluorides for caries prevention.


Keywords: Fluoride, caries, decay, dental plaque, sodium fluoride


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,


Pages: 566 - 568


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