The cariostatic mechanisms of fluoride

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Kata Rošin-Grget ; Kristina Peroš ; Ivana Šutej ; Krešimir Bašić (2013)
  • Publisher: Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Journal: Acta Medica Academica (issn: 1840-1848, eissn: 1840-2879)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5644/ama2006-124.85
  • Subject: Dental caries | R5-920 | Fluorides | Medicine (General) | Tooth remineralization
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

This article discusses the possible cariostatic mechanisms of the action of fluoride. In the past, fluoride inhibition of caries was ascribed to reduced solubility of enamel due to incorporation of fluoride (F–) into the enamel minerals. The present evidence from clinic... View more
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