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Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2
Release Date: 1 May 2015

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Why, What and How: Caries Control for Erupting Molars

This article aims to update the practitioner on the various techniques and interventions available to prevent or control caries during this high-risk period. The evidence to support provision of toothbrushing advice, placement of fissure sealants and fluoride varnish application is considered, along with more novel methods. An evidence-based protocol is suggested to help the practitioner determine when further intervention is required and what action to undertake.

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