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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Mouthwashes: The single best way to prevent cavities is to brush and floss properly and avoid food and liquids that are high in unrefined sugars or sticky carbohyd ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Start: Start with a health mouth. See Dentist for examination, professional cleaning, and elimination of all cavities (infections). Then brush 2x/day, flos ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Vela
15 years experience Dentistry
Abuse in many forms: Flouride is meant for cavity prevention and enamel rejuvenation. Too much can be a bad thing. Brush 2x daily and remember to floss! physical preventio ... Read More
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Dr. Don Millner
43 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Don't swallow it!: Fluoride applied topically by toothpaste, rinse or gel will not pose tooth related problems such as discoloration etc. However in high doses, Fluoride ... Read More
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Topical is OK: As long as you do not ingest it its ok.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
After healing: You do not want to disturb the blood clot, so it is advisable to avoid gargling and swishing of liquids in that area for a few days. If you gently bru ... Read More
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Dr. Marshall Dicker
46 years experience Dentistry
after ext: I usually recommend warm salt water rinses 4x a day for 3 days starting the day after the ext then go back to the other rinses allow some healing t ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Act is good.: Act Fluoride will not damage your teeth. It is good. Most damage to enamel comes from eating and drinking acidic foods and drinks. Even diet drinks ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Specializes in Dentistry
Define "drug": Sure, if we define drug as a substance that has a physiologic effect. It might not be a "controlled substance, " and unfortunately it isn't habit form ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not particularly: If you live in an area where the water source has excess fluoride I would avoid it. However, in most locations that vitamin combination is the one oft ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. This sounds like a legal question. You might consider posing this question on the legal portion of avvo.Com to obtain an attorney opinion.
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willa Terry
32 years experience Pediatrics
Flouride water ok: Scientific evidence supports the use of community water fluoridation for preventing tooth decay for both children and adults. It is preferable to mix ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not to worry: Most communities in the US fluoridate the water supply, If fluoridated she is wasting her money. If not, you may still have naturally normal levels of ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Sure: Highly unlikely unless you purposely eat the gel.. It would not be accidental. Estimated adult lethal dose is 5 to 10 grams of fluoride. Topical Fluor ... Read More

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