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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Triclosan: Triclosan is actually a registered pesticide that has anti-microbial actions against bacteria. It has been found to block throid function in bull frog ... Read More
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Dr. James Beck
11 years experience Dentistry
Apples and oranges: Triclosan and Fluoride are used for different purposes. Triclosan is an antibacterial and antifungal used in a variety of consumer products including ... Read More
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Not the same thing: Triclosan and stannous Fluoride are two totally different things. Triclosan is an antibacterial, it kills bacteria. Stannous Fluoride helps strength ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Not exactly: At acidic ph (~5.5), the hydroxyapatite crystal of tooth can dissolve; add bacteria and you get "tooth decay." stannous ion (tin) is antimicrobial. Fl ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Same deal: Stannous fluoride (Tin fluoride) is the usual form of fluoride in tooth paste. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, w ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Fluoride: Stannous fluoride and sodium fluoride is incorporated into a delivery system, toothpaste, to help strengthen tooth enamel. The effectiveness of eithe ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Siu
17 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: An article in the jada (journal of american dental assoc.) concluded that no differences were observed in gingivitis, bleeding, or mean proportions of ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Hyper fluorosis stains can be shallow or deep. Both stains are treated differently. We have had luck reducing these stains with a product called mi ... Read More
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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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
SnF2 and KNO3: Stannous Fluoride is tin Fluoride and is used to fight cavities. It is a chemical compound with the formula snf2. Potassium nitrate is a chemical com ... Read More
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
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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A male asked:
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.

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