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Dr. Howard Schneider
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Luride (Overview)

Luride is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


Dr. Howard Schneider
276 doctors shared insights

Luride (Overview)

Luride is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


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Any ideas why the dentist prescribe fluoride for children & not adults?

Growth: I have to assume you are referring to Fluoride pills. The Fluoride in them gets into your blood stream and can end up as part of the tooth structures that are forming at that time. Adults' teeth are already formed and Fluoride tabs will have no systemic affect on them. ...Read more

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Do tri-vit with fluoride 0.25 mg drops work?

Depends: This is a typical Rx for a child age 0-3 years. Pediatricians are recommending 400-600 iu's of Vit D too. ...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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When would it be safe for children to use fluoride toothpaste?

Very early on: If your child can spit the tooth paste out after brushing then you can start using flouride toothpaste. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to swallow fluoride at the dentist?

Is it dangerous to swallow fluoride at the dentist?

Fluoride ingestion : Small amounts of Fluoride swallowed by accident in the process of Fluoride application to your teeth is of little consequence, though it could irritate your stomach and even cause some nausea. It is best to attempt to not swallow any of it other than the little that is, of course left on your teeth upon application. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain, is it true fluoride has a toxicity between lead and arscenic?

Yes: And so is enough water! any element in enough concentration and volume is "toxic". ...Read more

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If fluoride is a deadly toxin, why is it in our drinking water?

If fluoride is a deadly toxin, why is it in our drinking water?

It is safe: Like many things (vitamin c, iron, oxygen, water), Fluoride in the correct small quanitiy is safe. It is only toxic when systemic exsposure is much higher then the recommended amount. At the correct amount Fluoride makes your tooth enamel more acid resistant and lowers tooth decay. That is why small amounts are in drinking water. In reality you need a lot over a long time to have any problems. ...Read more

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Are the side effects of fluoride similar in a way to lithium?

In a word,: No. The potential side effects of Fluoride and lithium are very different. The only similarity is that both must be ingested to cause side effects. ...Read more

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Are fluoride treatments still helpful if our water already has fluoride in it? Our dentist gave our six year old son a fluoride treatment while at his last visit, and i'd like to know if that's even helpful or beneficial when our town's water already has

Lowell, Yes : Lowell, yes and yes. Your child and maybe you should receive Fluoride treatments every six months. Fluoride will not only help prevent decay, it can actually reverse it. Too much Fluoride may be responsible for fluorosis (white spotting) in teeth. In fact, ingestion of a large tube of toothpaste should prompt an immediate call to the poison control center. But, the short answer is like everything else in life Fluoride is a good thing in moderation. Hope this is helpful, michael i. Wollock, dmd, agd fellow dentistry at suburban square 610-649-0313 www.Dentistryatsuburbansquare.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. Howard Schneider
389 doctors shared insights

Fluoride (Definition)

Fluoride is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more