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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

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience in General Practice
Patient support: Usually the affects of Fluoride overdose is being sick to your stomach. Vomiting and or diarrhea. Supporting the patient with fluids and meds for nau ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Brodsky
57 years experience in Dentistry
Fluoride: Fluoride, for dental uses, is a chemical element that, when properly applied to tooth enamel, makes that enamel more resistant to being disolved by th ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Fluoride: In dentistry, fluoride is used to strengthen the outer surface of the tooth- the enamel, and in some cases to reduce sensitivity.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Luride (fluoride): This is fluoride.
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
12 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: If there is Fluoride in your city water your child likely doesn't need additional supplementation. However if there isn't any your child should take ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Great: I was young when floride was put in the water. I drank lots of water since my grandfather told me to, pulling out his complete dentures to demonstrat ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience in Pediatric Dentistry
In drinking water...: The World Health Organization considers 1.5 mg/l of fluoride or lower safe In drinking water. Above 1.5 mg/l dental fluorosis may occur to an objectio ... Read More

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