Follow-up interval until the next fluoride varnish application should be determined by a child's caries risk status and whether he or she has been able to establish a dental home. Record of the varnish application must be documented in the medical chart.
Inform the caregiver
- Child's teeth may be discolored for 24–48 hours (only with yellow products), will be removed by thorough brushing
- No brushing until the next morning.
- Avoid hot, sticky or hard foods for the rest of the day. Choose soft foods same day.