A 30-year-old member asked:
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how much sodium fluoride should the average person get each day?

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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.
Answered on Jul 16, 2012
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 fluoridated municipal city water (1 ppm) will give you the proper amount of fluoride. If you have a lot of decay or decalcification, your dentist can prescribe toothpaste with more Fluoride than otc.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Depends: It depends on toothpaste Fluoride concentration. To prevent it, children must be supervised until healthy toothbrushing habits have developed.
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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
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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.

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