Program Benefits Nearly 16,000 Children
During the spring of 2014, all ache ISU community service programs combined served 3,466 children and 197 adults--these numbers include 190 complimentary oral cancer screenings, 271 dental exams, and 464 fluoride varnish
applications, among many services.
The use of fluoride varnish
is an evidence-based practice endorsed by the American Dental Association Symposium held in 2006 and the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors in 2007.
Fleszar, president and chief executive officer of Delta Dental, said regular applications of fluoride varnish
have proven to be one of the most effective measures to prevent or reduce dental decay.
All told, the program provided care and education to 837 students, with 396 screenings, 304 students receiving fluoride varnish
and 258 sealants placed.
Contract awarded for purchase of fluoride varnish
for ges program compliance preventive oral health in pre-school population in primary health care
Three hundred and six healthy elders having at least 5 teeth with exposed sound root surfaces were randomly allocated into 1 of 4 groups: individualized oral hygiene instruction (OHI), OHI and applications of 1% chlorhexidine varnish every 3 months, OHI and applications of 5% sodium fluoride varnish
every 3 months and OHI and annual applications of 38% silver diamine fluoride (SDF) solution.
Preventive oral health in the pediatrician's office is not really a new recommendation from 2017; we have been talking about fluoride varnish
for over a decade.
Varnish Pen contains a single-dose 5 percent sodium fluoride varnish
made with xylitol that provides sensitivity relief for patients of all ages.
treatment can also help patients with dental sensitivity and can significantly reduce the incidence of caries.
In practice this will mean that we can identify active decay early, before cavities form, and use preventive products such as sealants or fluoride varnish
, to prevent progress of the lesion.
Contract awarded for Supply of topical fluoride varnish
if you're using toothpaste, brushing twice a day, and we're using fluoride varnish
to clean (sic) your teeth .
Use fluoride varnish
rather than fluoride applied in single-use trays.
The data also revealed a 20 per cent rise in a year in children having fluoride varnish
treatments to strengthen the enamel, making it resistant to decay.