Slayton RL, Urquhart O, Araujo MWB, Fontana M, Guzman-Armstrong S, Nascimento MM, Novy BB, Tinanoff N, Weyant RJ, Wolff MS, Young DA, Zero DT, Tampi MP, Pilcher L, Banfield L, Carrasco-Labra A. 2018. Evidence-based clinical practice guideline on nonrestorative treatments for carious lesions: A report from the American Dental Association. Journal of the American Dental Association 149(10):837-849e19,
Annotation: The purpose of this clinical practice guideline is to help primary care health professionals and pediatric oral health professionals and their support teams, public health dentists, dental hygienists, and community oral health coordinators make decisions about which types of nonrestorative treatments or interventions could be used to arrest or reverse existing noncavitated and cavitated carious lesions in adults and children. For various scenarios, recommendations are provided and finding from the literature summarized. Implications for practice and for research are discussed.
Contact: American Dental Association, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Web Site: http://ebd.ada.org Available from the website.
Keywords: Fluoride, Guidelines, Oral health, Prevention, Research, Tooth diseases, Treatment