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how much fluoride is in mouthwash and otc dental rinses?

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Dr. Stanley Siu
16 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
1000 ppm: Per the cdc, most otc toothpaste sold in the us has 1000 to 1500 parts per million fluoride. Otc solutions of 0.05% sodium Fluoride (230 ppm fluoride) for daily rinsing are available for use by persons older than 6 years of age.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
Dr. Lon Kessler
Specializes in Dentistry
Most OTC have .02%: Most dentist recommended floride rinses have .04% flouride. Most otc rinses have .02%. Phos-flur rinse from colgate has .04%.
Answered on Sep 11, 2013
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Dr. James Anderson
18 years experience Dentistry
Depends: It really depends on the product. Manufactures are required by law to list the Fluoride concentration percentage on the label. You might need to read the fine print, but the information you are seeking should be listed.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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