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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: The Importance Of Fluoride Dentifrices To The Current Dental Caries Prevalence In Brazil.
Author: Cury, Jaime Aparecido
Tenuta, Livia Maria Andaló
Ribeiro, Cecilia Claudia Costa
Paes Leme, Adriana Franco
Abstract: Similar to that which occurred in most developed countries, dental caries have shown a significant decline in Brazil over the last two decades. Water fluoridation, expansion of preventive programs at schools, and especially, the widespread use of fluoride dentifrice are discussed as factors related to this reduction in caries. Data from epidemiological surveys and historical facts are presented to support the importance of fluoride dentifrices to the current caries prevalence in Brazil.
Subject: Brazil
Cariostatic Agents
Dental Caries
Epidemiologic Studies
School Dentistry
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: /S0103-64402004000300001
Date Issue: 2004
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