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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
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience in Dentistry
That Depends on Age: Fluoride as it comes in toothpaste and anti-cavity otc mouthrinses (act or fluorigard) are safe. For young kids below age 5, one has to be careful of ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Prevention of cavities.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Levi Palmer
16 years experience in Pediatric Dentistry
Depends: This is a typical Rx for a child age 0-3 years. Pediatricians are recommending 400-600 iu's of Vit D too.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Siu
16 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Safe levels are ok: Epa has also set a secondary standard (smcl) for Fluoride at 2.0 mg/l or 2.0 ppm. Most dentists recommend the use of Fluoride to help keep your teeth ... Read More
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