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sodium fluoride medication

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
49 years experience Dentistry
5 - 10 grams: The lethal dose for a 154 lb human is estimated at 5–10 g. I don't think you could eat enought toothpaste to kill yourself.
Dr. James Beck
11 years experience Dentistry
Toothpaste, water: You should brush with a ada approved Fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day, preferably three times a day. This along with drinking optimally fluori ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Decay: To prevent decay and it has worked fantastically well especially for children.
Dr. Morey Furman
37 years experience Dentistry
It reduces cavities: When Fluoride is absorbed into the body of a child developing teeth, the Fluoride gets incorporated into the calcified matrix of dental enamel. This F ... Read More
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Dr. James Beck
11 years experience Dentistry
Prevents decay: Water fluoridation has been one of the greatest advances in health care in the 20th century. It has been proven time and time again that Fluoride mak ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Fluoride helps teeth: Fluoride in excessive amounts is not healthy, but in proper levels will build stronger teeth for kids of any age. While distilled water has none, most ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
Hardens teeth: Fluoride is a substance that helps teeth prevent cavities.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Not: Off the top of my head. You can do a search on line or why not make your own with salt or baking soda or flour pumice as polishing agents and then a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
It's not bad: Very high concentrations of any Fluoride that is ingested would be bad for your health & can cause fluorosis of the teeth that are being formed (in ch ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marielaina Perrone
26 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Fluorides....: Sodium Fluoride is the most common source of fluoride, but stannous Fluoride is also used by many companies. Stannous Fluoride has been shown to be mo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felicia Mata
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Sodium Flouride: are beneficial to prevent cavities but is not supposed to be ingested. If it merely occurred while the child is brushing, it should not really be some ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: Too low dosage to cause any problems. It does have a good effect on reducing the incidence of tooth deay, but that is all it does as per research.
A 30-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.

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