Blog Discusses Preventing Tooth Decay in Kids, Fluoride, and the Role of Non-Dental Providers


Posted & filed under Fluoride, Oral Health, and Access to Care.

A Science-Based Medicine blog post authored by a pediatrician and a dentist explores the role of non-dental providers in preventing tooth decay in children. The post states that “The goal of dentists, and ideally all pediatric healthcare professionals, is to prevent the development of caries in the first place.” The post also discusses the benefits and safety of water fluoridation and use of tooth paste containing fluoride.

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