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Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry

Edited by Anton Sculean, Poul Erik Petersen, Avijit Banerjee

ISSN (print) 1602-1622 • ISSN (online) 1757-9996


Winter 2003
Volume 1 , Issue 4

Pages: 245-253
DOI: 10.3290/j.ohpd.a8661
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Influence of Fluoride on the Prevention of Erosive Lesions - a Review

Wiegand, A. / Attin, T.

This review describes various forms of fluoride applications for reducing dental erosive lesions induced by acidic substances. Fluoride admixtures to acidic solutions in a concentration excluding toxicologically side-effects seem unable to arrest erosive lesions. By contrast, topical fluoride applications of toothpastes, oral rinses, gels or varnishes appear to be an effective agent for reducing demineralization by erosion. In particular, high-concentrated fluoride applications are able to increase abrasion resistance and decrease the development of erosions in enamel and dentin. Keywords: fluoride, erosion, abrasion

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