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A 2-year community-randomized controlled trial of fluoride varnish to prevent early childhood caries in Aboriginal children.

Lawrence HP, Binguis D, Douglas J, McKeown L, Switzer B, Figueiredo R, Laporte A.
Literature Type:
Academic Literature
Journal, Vol, No, Page:
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2008 Dec;36(6):503-16.
Source of Academic Literature:
  • Journal
Type of Academic Literature:
  • Journal Article
Funding Source:
CIHR-IAPH, Toronto Sick Children Foundation Grant
  • Northern Ontario
  • Ontario Indian reserve(Specify)
  • Other
Which other/Specify other:
SLZ, NW Ontario FN communities
First Author Discipline:
  • Community Health
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
First Author Affiliation: University:
  • University of Toronto
Type of Research:
  • Intervention/Evaluation
Which other/Specify other :
RCT. A health intervention to improve the oral health of Aboriginal children
Key Methods and Data Sources:
  • Longitudinal/Cohort
  • Quantiative - collecting new data for the study
Which other/Specify other:
Sub-pop Experiencing Inequities:
  • Aboriginal/First Nation/Inuit/M├ętis
  • Infants/Children/Youth
Keywords for Health Issue:
Childhood dental health
Health Outcomes:
  • Oral/dental diseases
Health Equity/Inequity?:
  • Aboriginal origin
Policy Implications:
Offering FV program in conjunction with caregiver oral health education and health promotion programs to improve prenatal and young children nutrition can also address the root causes of ECC.
Recommendations and/or Key Finding:
The evidence presented supports shifting some resources away from the dominant treatment and curative services towards preventive care and health promotion strategies.
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