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Is there a liquid multi-vitamin with fluoride for infants that tastes ok? The one we bought at the pharmacy smells strange and tastes bad too.

Is there a liquid multi-vitamin with fluoride for infants that tastes ok? The one we bought at the pharmacy smells strange and tastes bad too.

Depends: There are different formulas however, you may not like the smell or taste but your infant may not mind it. I would not give any Fluoride to an infant under 6 months. ...Read more

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My 13 month old son takes Qualitest multi-vit with fluoride 1 ml a day. What would happen if he has 2 doses in 1 day?

My 13 month old son takes Qualitest multi-vit with fluoride 1 ml a day. What would happen if he has 2 doses in 1 day?

Nothing: He will urinate out the extra vitamins as long as it just happened one time. Don't Worry. ...Read more

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What is luride (fluoride)?

What is luride (fluoride)?

Luride (fluoride) = Fluoride: Fluoride is used as a water additive to prevent tooth decay ...Read more

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What percentage of fluoride is unsafe?

What percentage of fluoride is unsafe?

Concentration: More than 3 parts/million can cause tooth mottling. Today we tend to place less than 1 part/million in water supplies. Result is more than 75% reduction in cavities. Costs pennies/person/year, much cheaper than just one filling. Fluoride is safe and effective at the right level. Think of it this way, too much oxygen is poisonous. Ask your dentist for guidance unique to your area. ...Read more

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What are the proven effects of fluoride?

What are the proven effects of fluoride?

Strengthen enamel: Every meal, most drinks, and snacks create damage via acids or bacterial acids produced by the sugar intake. This causes demineralizatoin and loss of hydroxide from hydroxyapetite weakening the tooth. Fluoride replaces the lost mineral and forms a stronger fluorapetite. Remineralizes. However too much Fluoride during tooth developement can actually cause damage to the teeth. ...Read more

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Can fluoride be poisonous?

Yes: In very large amounts Fluoride can be fatal. This is true of most products that arose very beneficial in appropriate levels. You can potentially die from drinking a tremendous amount of water! Fluoride has been shown in many studies to be a very effective product in reducing dental decay. ...Read more

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Is fluoride "harmless" in water?

Is fluoride "harmless" in water?

Fluoride is helpful: Topical fluoride from your dentist or in your toothpaste helps prevent cavities. Ingested fluoride such as in water, is only helpful to developing teeth, as in a toddlers growing teeth. These days, most cities add the correct amount of fluoride to the water for developing teeth to benefit from. It doesn't help or hurt adults or their teeth. ...Read more

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What are fluoride allergy symptoms?

What are fluoride allergy symptoms?

No fluoride allergy: The authors of diatribes on the dangers of Fluoride use ambiguous & misleading terms to scare people about this important anti-cavity substance. Anecdotal reports from >50 yrs ago reported hypersensitive effects to 1 mg of fluoride. Fluoride supplements for children do not contain that much fluoride. The "hypersensitive" status refers to increased sensitivity not true allergy in these rare cases. ...Read more

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Can fluoride decrease bone density?

Can fluoride decrease bone density?

Depends on exposure: Interesting question. It has been a long standing observation that over exposure to Fluoride can lead to decrease in bone density and increased overall fracture rate, however and interestingly enough, limited exposure actually increases bone density (mainly in trabecular bone such as spine). Even so, the increased density does not correspond to increased bone strength. ...Read more

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Does fluoride block your pineal gland?

No.: Not sure where that comes from, but it is not true. Fluoride can be seen in the aged pineal gland along with other minerals. ...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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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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How is fluoride mixed into drinking water?

Water-Soluble: Fluoride in the form of sodium Fluoride (naf) is a white solid that is highly soluble in water. Just toss some in and it dissolves! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for fluoride overdose?

What is the treatment for fluoride overdose?

Patient support: Usually the affects of Fluoride overdose is being sick to your stomach. Vomiting and or diarrhea. Supporting the patient with fluids and meds for nausea. ...Read more

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How many ppm of fluoride is my drinking water?

Ask your Dentist: Ask your dentist or preferably a pediatric dentist. Every water supplier is different. For example philadelphia's water supply is fluoridated but the over 60 municipalities that surround the city are not. This information usually available on your water company's web site. There's more to optimally balancing Fluoride than just water supply. Talk to dentist or pediatric dental specialist. ...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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Does tea contain fluoride if you filter the water?

Does tea contain fluoride if you filter the water?

Yes: Most over the counter water filtration devices do not remove Fluoride from water. Your tea will still contain Fluoride even if filtered. ...Read more

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