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Is fluoride varnish safe?: Validating the safety of fluoride varnish.
References 1. Hawkins R, Noble J, Locker D, et al. A comparison of the costs and patient acceptability of professionally applied topical fluoride foam and varnish. J Public Health Dent. 2004;64(2):106-110. 2. Marinho VCC, Worthington HV, Walsh T, Clarkson JE. Fluoride varnishes for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013;7:CD002279. […]
Topical fluoride varnishes promote several biological responses on human gingival cells.
Do viscosity and wettability of fluoride varnishes affect their fluoride release?
References: 1.Marinho VC, Worthington HV, Walsh T, Clarkson JE. Fluoride varnishes for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013;7:CD002279. – PubMed 2. Höchli D, Hersberger-Zurfluh M, Papageorgiou SN, Eliades T. Interventions for orthodontically induced white spot lesions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Orthod. 2017;39:122–33. – PubMed 3. Lenzi […]
Fluoride Varnish and Dental Caries in Preschoolers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Self-applied fluoride gels Despite safety warnings dating back to the early 1980s (Ekstrand 1981), dentists are still prescribing fluoride gels for home use by patients at high risk of caries, including individuals with reduced salivary flow as a result of of cancer treatment. Patients prescribed self-applied fluoride gels should be aware that this method of […]
Many dental products contain dangerously high levels of fluoride. For years, manufacturers and dentists failed to warn consumers about the risks from ingesting these products. Although the FDA now requires manufacturers to warn consumers that fluoride products are poisonous when swallowed, manufacturers and dentists are still using these products in ways that expose consumers and patients to potentially toxic levels of fluoride.