The latest version of the Cochrane Review is an update of an earlier review of the use of fluoride varnishes for the prevention of dental caries in children and adolescents. First published in 2002, this update provides a deeper exploration of the root question: How effective is the use of fluoride varnishes for the prevention of caries in children and adolescents, as compared to a placebo or no treatment at all? Fluoride varnishes for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents, which is available for free online, includes an in depth analysis of evidence supporting the use of fluoride varnishes as a means of reducing tooth decay.
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