International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry

Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-6197   pISSN 1738-8546

Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Caries preventive strategy for 1 to 6 year old children

Preventive measure Risk category

Low Moderate High
Recall visit Every 12 months Every 6 months Every 3 months
Anticipatory guidance Yes Yes Yes
Dietary counselling No Yes Yes
Oral hygiene instructions No Yes Yes
Antibacterial No Yes Yes
Pit and fissure sealant No Yes Yes
Fluoridated toothpaste Yes Yes Yes
Fluoride varnish No Application at 6 month intervals Application at 3- to 6-month intervals
Fluoride mouthrinse No No No
Fluoride gel No No No
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