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Why is sodium fluoride still used in toothpaste?

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Dr. Robert Schwan
Dentistry - Cosmetic
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In brief: It Stops Decay!

Stannous flouride worked to stop decay and allowed for rehardening of tooth structure but the tin caused stain and it was acidic.
Sodium flouride is more neutral in ph and is just as effective when used on a regular basis.

In brief: It Stops Decay!

Stannous flouride worked to stop decay and allowed for rehardening of tooth structure but the tin caused stain and it was acidic.
Sodium flouride is more neutral in ph and is just as effective when used on a regular basis.
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Dr. Joy Poskozim
Just to clarify, Stannous = Tin. :)
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Treat the teeth

To assist in reducing getting cavities in the teeth and its root structure.

In brief: Treat the teeth

To assist in reducing getting cavities in the teeth and its root structure.
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Dr. Louis Sterling
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: Hardens teeth

Fluoride is a substance that helps teeth prevent cavities.

In brief: Hardens teeth

Fluoride is a substance that helps teeth prevent cavities.
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