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Could children's toothpaste have the same amount of flouride as adults?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Raj Upadya
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not usually...

It will usually have a lesser concentration.
.. Toddler starter toothpastes don't even have fluoride, some actually have simethicone...

In brief: Not usually...

It will usually have a lesser concentration.
.. Toddler starter toothpastes don't even have fluoride, some actually have simethicone...
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fluoride toothpaste

Unlike oral Fluoride supplements where there are different dosage requirements depending upon the age of the individual ; the amount of Fluoride ingested in food ; water supplies, topical fluorides effect the surface of the tooth only ; do not know what the age of the individual is.
It makes no difference. Young children should not ingest the toothpaste ; must be careful to spit it out. Read label.

In brief: Fluoride toothpaste

Unlike oral Fluoride supplements where there are different dosage requirements depending upon the age of the individual ; the amount of Fluoride ingested in food ; water supplies, topical fluorides effect the surface of the tooth only ; do not know what the age of the individual is.
It makes no difference. Young children should not ingest the toothpaste ; must be careful to spit it out. Read label.
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