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P-ISSN: 2394-7489, E-ISSN: 2394-7497
ICV 2019: 92.11

2023, Vol. 9 Issue 2, Part D

Topical fluorides: Fight against caries

AUTHOR(S): Priya Agarahari, Ankita Jain, Pradeep Tangade, Jagriti Yadav, Rangoli Srivastava and Tannu Kumari
ABSTRACT:Dental caries is a public health issue that affects people all over the world. Untreated caries causes progressive tooth destruction, which is frequently accompanied by considerable pain, lowering one's quality of life. Fluoride use so as to reduce the causation of dental caries has been widespread since a long time which involves nearly six to eight decades. Especially in those people who have got the specific type of caries which involve their smooth surfaces only, can have topical fluorides applied at their site, not only smooth surface but also those cases which involves a tremendously increased amount of caries can also have their remedy in the form of application of topical fluorides. In this review we’ll analyze the usage and variety of cases in which we can apply topical fluorides in a community and how this practice can help in treating several caries at a widespread level and thus this is how it helps in reduction not only at an individual but also at a community level.
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How to cite this article:
Priya Agarahari, Ankita Jain, Pradeep Tangade, Jagriti Yadav, Rangoli Srivastava, Tannu Kumari. Topical fluorides: Fight against caries. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2023;9(2):267-270. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2023.v9.i2d.1737
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