The Evidence Supporting Fluoride Varnish
The efficacy of fluoride varnish in caries management is supported by the literature, as well as numerous professional organizations.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the role of fluoride varnish in caries management.
- Define the American Dental Association’s application frequency and age recommendations for fluoride varnish.
- Explain the method of action by which fluoride varnish counteracts caries — and the evidence that supports its use.
This course was issued in January 2017 issue and expires 1/31/20. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.