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prophydent fluoride medication

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
Dr. Mark Birnbach
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Fluoride: Yes. Warnings on label about ingesting it.
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Dr. Richard Scotti
36 years experience Endodontics
Fluoride is a drug: Fluoride is a drug and is regulated by the fda that is why there is a limit as to how much Fluoride is allowed by fda regulation. Unless you are inges ... Read More
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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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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Not harmful: In areas without public water fluoridation vitamins will usually be prescribed with fluoride.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Helpful, not harmful: In therapeutic amounts, supplemental fluoride strengthens teeth. And like any other element, in proper concentration will help, not harm. Your friend' ... Read More
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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.
Dr. Zev Kaufman
27 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
This : This is not a legal question, but a political one. Please read an excellent little book called: "no, they can't" by john stossel. It will get some p ... Read More
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
44 years experience Orthodontics
As : As a dentist, I have researched the flouride question quite a bit. My conclusions? I have encouraged my children and my grandchildren to drink flour ... Read More
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
41 years experience 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Brodsky
58 years experience 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Luride (fluoride): This is fluoride.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
13 years experience 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience 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

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