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What is fluoride deficiency best known to cause?

What is fluoride deficiency best known to cause?

Probably nothing: It can help strengthen teeth in the proper quantity and so without Fluoride the teeth may be more prone to cavities. ...Read more

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Dr. Howard Schneider
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Fluoride (Definition)

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Please tell me can drinking/consuming fluoride every day cause hypocalcemia?

Please tell me can drinking/consuming fluoride every day cause hypocalcemia?

A loose dog study.: Am J Emerg Med. 1988 Jan;6(1):1-3. Fluoride-induced hyperkalemia: the role of Ca2+-dependent K+ channels. Cummings CC1, McIvor ME. Author information Abstract Acute Fluoride poisoning is associated with sudden cardiac death by an unknown mechanism. Because F- binds to Ca2+ to cause marked hypocalcemia, lowered serum Ca2+ concentrations have been thought to be a major underlying factor in the ventricular irritability of F(-)-toxic patients. ...Read more

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Does too much fluoride cause growth delay?

Does too much fluoride cause growth delay?

Maybe: The ada has warned that babies may be over exposed to Fluoride and there are some health concerns. According to the cdc, up to 30% of infants are overdosed with Fluoride via water. This can cause diverse dental problems called fluorisis. Also, in 2006, the national academy of sciences, labeled Fluoride as a" potent hormone disruptor" capable of affecting thyroid hormone and potentially growth. ...Read more

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Can fluoride cause bone cancer?

Can fluoride cause bone cancer?

No: There is no link between Fluoride and any kind of cancer. You can research this online through the american cancer society at www.Cancer.Org. ...Read more

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Is fluoride linked to the leading cause of death?

Is fluoride linked to the leading cause of death?

No: Fluoridation of municipal water has been instrumental in preventing dental caries, but there is no evidence that it is linked to any causes of death. ...Read more

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What's the best toothpaste and rinse that contains the most fluoride?

What's the best toothpaste and rinse that contains the most fluoride?

ADA seal is the best: Always look for the ADA Seal mouthwash or toothpaste to insure that the product has been objectively evaluated for safety and effectiveness. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can too much fluoride consumption cause cancer?

Can too much fluoride consumption cause cancer?

No: I have seen no study linking Fluoride to cancer. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral like calcium. Like other minerals taken in excess it is toxic. The toxic levels are well beyond any normal use. ...Read more

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What are the best fluoride mouthwash and toothpaste?

What are the best fluoride mouthwash and toothpaste?

Any ADA approved: Any ada approved Fluoride toothpaste that you will use 2-3 times a day would be wonderful. The inexpensive brands are fine as long as ada approved. ...Read more

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Can you tell me that it is caused by an over exposure to fluoride which is in your drinking water?

Can you tell me that it is caused by an over exposure to fluoride which is in your drinking water?

Flouride symptoms: nausea (90%), vomiting (80%), abdominal pain (52%), diarrhea (23%), loss of appetite (13%), headache (11%), weakness (10%), itching (9%), numbness or tingling of an extremity (4%), shortness of breath (4%), fatigue (4%).” source: gessner bd, et al. (1994). Acute Fluoride poisoning from a public water system. New england journal of medicine 330:95-9. ...Read more

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What amount of toothpaste must be swallowed to cause a sodium fluoride overdose?

Depends: The concentration of Fluoride in toothpaste can vary however, you would have to swallow a very excessive amount over a significant period of time. You would probably get sick to your stomach and vomit first. Call your dentist with specific concerns. ...Read more

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Is it possible fluoride can cause cystic acne?

No: I don't believe there to be any correlation. If your problem persists please consult with a dermatologist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I need a mouth wash with some fluoride in it, which mouth wash works the best?

ADA Seal: If you are going to purchase a Fluoride mouthwash/product without a prescription, purchase one with the ada seal. By doing that you will know the product is effective. ...Read more

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