Two Commercial Prophylactic Pastes vs. a Fresh Preparation of Their Active Ingredients.
Rept. for Jan-Dec 70,
SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX
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Two commercial fluoride prophylactic pastes were compared with fresh preparations of their active ingredients to ascertain their relative effectiveness in reducing enamel solubility and in promoting fluoride uptake. Topical applications of aqueous solutions of SnF2 and acidulated phosphorylated sodium fluoride APF were the most effective treatments. The effectiveness of a fresh prophylactic paste composed of 10 SnF2 solution and zirconium silicate abrasive closely approached that of the topical treatments, but the commercial pastes and the fresh APF paste were relatively ineffective. Author
- Medicine and Medical Research