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Chlorhexidine Varnish, Sodium Fluoride Varnish, and Silver Diamine Fluoride Solution can Prevent the Development of New Root Caries in Elders Living in Senior Homes in Hong Kong.
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PMID:  22726790     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: A randomized trial on root caries prevention in elders. Tan HP, Lo ECM, Dyson JE, Luo Y, Corbet EF. J Dent Res 2010;89(10):1086-90. REVIEWER: Linda C. Niessen, DMD, MPH DISCLOSURE: Dr Niessen serves as Chief Clinical Officer for Dentsply International, which manufactures a fluoride varnish. The fluoride varnish used in this study was not manufactured by Dentsply International PURPOSE/QUESTION: To determine which preventive protocol was most effective in preventing root caries in elders living in senior homes over a 3-year period SOURCE OF FUNDING: The Hong Kong Research Grants Council (reference no. HKU7244/02M) TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Grade B: Inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence.
Linda C Niessen
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of evidence-based dental practice     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-3390     ISO Abbreviation:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
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Created Date:  2012-06-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101083101     Medline TA:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-6     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Chief Clinical Officer, DENTSPLY International and Clinical Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences, Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, 3302 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX 75205.
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