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Doctor insights on: Prescription Fluoride Toothpaste

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Why doesn't fluoride toothpaste hurt us?

Fluoride toothpastes: reduce sensitivity, gingivitis, bad breath and stains and prevent tooth decay. Very safe and effective. Good luck.. ...Read more

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Dr. Howard Schneider
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Fluoride (Definition)

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


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What are alternatives to fluoride toothpaste?

Non-fluoride paste: Not all commercially made toothpaste contains fluoride. Toms of maine is an example of one company that makes toothpaste both with and without fluoride. There are also several toothpastes made for infants that do not contain fluoride. Oragel tooth and gum cleanser is an example of this type of product. ...Read more

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What kind of toothpaste has the most fluoride in it?

Dentist RX: Dentist prescribed Fluoride toothpaste has more Fluoride than over-the-counter brands. All over the counter brands have about the same 0.24% sodium flouride. Controlrx which i prescribe in extreme cases of decay and/or sensitivity contains 1.1% sodium fluoride. ...Read more

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Is fluoride in toothpaste toxic for us?

Safe and effective: When used appropriately, fluoride toothpaste is both safe and effective in preventing and controlling dental decay. ...Read more

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Duraphat 5000ppm fluoride toothpaste, is this okay?

Duraphat 5000ppm fluoride toothpaste, is this okay?

Dental care..: Duraphat is normally prescribed if you're a high risk for dental caries. It contains 5000 ppm Fluoride which provides greater anti-caries benefits. Consult with your dentist to see if you are a candidate for it. ...Read more

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Have the recommendations changed for fluoride toothpaste and babies?

Divides experts: The recommendations you are seeking will take some time to provide and is a hot topic that divides the medical community. As experts in this area re-examine the issue based on current studies. A recent example below... http://www.pubfacts.com/detail/24719570/water-fluoridation:-a-critical-review-of-the-physiological-effects-of-ingested-fluoride-as-a-public-. ...Read more

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What is a good vegan fluoride toothpaste?

All toothpastes are : Vegan means that there are no animal products. Most toothpastes fall into that category. ...Read more

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What are the best fluoride mouthwash and toothpaste?

Personal preference: The best Fluoride and best toothpaste is the one that you will use. It's a matter of taste and preference for you. If you don't like the flavor, you won't use the product. If the product has the ada seal of approval, it's a good product. ...Read more

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Should i be using mouthwash with fluoride toothpaste?

Definitely, yes: Fluoride mouthwashes are excellent in helping prevent tooth decay and great t use after brushing with sensitivity toothpaste. ...Read more

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Is it safe that sodium fluoride is still used in toothpaste?

Is it safe that sodium fluoride is still used in toothpaste?

Reduces cavities: Topically applied fluoride, such as found in toothpaste, has several beneficial effects. It both makes the tooth enamel more resistant to acid and makes it easier for demineralization enamel to pick up minerals. It also helps to reduce the amount of acid the bacteria in the mouth make and interfers with the bacterias ability to stick to the teeth. All of this reduces tooth decay. ...Read more

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Luride (Definition)

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