Caries preventive therapy

  • Sophie Doméjean
  • Michèle Muller-Bolla
  • John D. B. FeatherstoneEmail author
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Caries


Caries preventive therapy includes fluoride in various forms, behavioral management, non-fluoride chemical therapy, dietary modification, education, risk assessment and an understanding of the individual patient’s reasons for caries initiation or progression. Currently available caries preventive therapeutic options are described.


Dental caries Primary prevention Secondary prevention Follow-up Clinical practice 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, UFR d’Odontologie de Clermont-Ferrand, Centre de Recherche en Odontologie Clinique EA 4847Université Clermont AuvergneClermont-FerrandFrance
  2. 2.CHU Estaing Clermont-Ferrand, Service d’OdontologieClermont-FerrandFrance
  3. 3.Pôle d’Odontologie, CHUNNiceFrance
  4. 4.Department of Pediatric Dentistry, UFR d’Odontologie de Nice Sophia AntipolisUniversité Côte d’AzurNiceFrance
  5. 5.URB2i Paris Descartes EA 4462ParisFrance
  6. 6.Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of DentistryUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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