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can fluoride toothpaste cause cancer

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
You'll be fine..: .. and your teeth will be strong, too. Who told you this nonsense? Do you really believe that manufacturers would be allowed to place fluoride in toot ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Anti-fluoride lobby: I'm afraid you have gotten misinformation from a well meaning but misinformed zealot. The ONLY thing that has been proved that Fluoride does, in ther ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
No: I have seen no study linking Fluoride to cancer. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral like calcium. Like other minerals taken in excess it is tox ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
NO: This is a myth. Despite lots of fear mongering there are no actuall studies that show a link between Fluoride and cancer. In the one and only study th ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No: Fluoride exists naturally in all the states through which the Rocky Mountains run. Sometimes fluoride levels are higher than what we need therapeutic ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on toothpaste Fluoride concentration. To prevent it, children must be supervised until healthy toothbrushing habits have developed.
Dr. James Beck
11 years experience Dentistry
A lot: It's almost impossible to get a Fluoride overdose unless you are eating toothpaste on purpose. You can't get a Fluoride overdose from swallowing tooth ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Kmak
31 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Alot: Alot.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
A Lot: Unless you make a meal out of it, i would not be worried. Swallowing a small bit of toothpaste while brushing your teeth will have no affect on your o ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Excess Fluoride intake can cause skeletal fluorosis and weakening of the bones, despite a dense appearance on x-ray. Unless the Fluoride intake is ra ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Fluoride toothpaste : Not true but not healthy to swallow on purpose
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Dr. Michael Wollock
29 years experience Dentistry
Seattle, When : Seattle, when the can spit. Ingestion of Fluoride in infants is not recommended or safe if in larger amounts. The age at which children can expect ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Sensitivity: Sensitivity more likely to be to one of the inactive ingredients, not the fluoride. You may want to return to using your original toothpaste.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
ADA Seal: just for your information, the criteria the ADA uses for awarding the Seal are frequently more demanding that those of the FDA. Any product with ADA S ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Hu
Dr. Jerry Hu answered
23 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Dermatologist: Go see your dermatologist, and ask about tetracycline, etc. And perhaps leave toothpaste for teeth.

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