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Optimal Method of Managing WSLs Is Use of Fluoride Toothpaste

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Background: A white spot lesion (WSL) is a frequent side effect of orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances. Current management strategies are based upon re-mineralizing or camouflaging the lesions. Objective: To evaluate the quality of evidence for management of WSLs. Design: Systematic review involving a literature search to identify controlled clinical studies. Methods: The authors performed an electronic search of 4 databases to identify trials involving adolescents with WSL more...
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