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Fluoride concentrations in salt marketed in Managua, Nicaragua.
Fluoride balance in infants and young children in the UK and its clinical relevance for the dental team.
Key Points Provides an overview of the main sources of fluoride in children. Stresses the proportion of fluoride (F) intake from ingestion of toothpaste. Draws attention to the implications for oral health of the F balance in infants and young children. Illustrates the importance of assessing fluoride exposure at an individual and community level […]
Fluoride Salts are no Better at Preventing New Vertebral Fractures than Calcium-Vitamin D in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis: The FAVOStudy.
Author information Affiliations P.J. Meunier, Department of Rheumatology and Bone Disease, Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon, France, FR J.-L. Sebert, Department of Rheumatology, Hôpital Nord, Amiens, France, FR J.-Y. Reginster, Bone and Cartilage Metabolism Unit and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Liège, Belgium, BE D. Briancon, Reine Hortense Hospital, Aix-les-Bains, France, FR T. […]
Dental Fluorosis according to Birth Cohort and Fluoride Markers in an Endemic Region of Colombia.
Full text article online at https://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/2021/6662940/ Abstract Objectives. To analyze changes in the dental fluorosis (DF) incidence according to a birth cohort and explore current exposure to DF in a case series. Methods. Repeated cross-sectional study of two periods: 2015 and 2018. Two standardized examiners registered DF using the Thylstrup-Fejerskov index in permanent teeth of […]
The effective use of fluorides in public health.
Case study 2 Salt fluoridation in Jamaica Salt fluoridation was introduced into Jamaica (population, 2.5 million) in 1987; all salt for human consumption is fluoridated (30). Fluoride toothpastes had been available in the country since 1972, and while their use may have had a protective effect (32), the notable decline in the prevalence of dental […]
European Commission: Opinions on the 2011 SCHER report on fluoridation for the Layman
European Commission: Opinions on the 2011 SCHER report on fluoridation for the Layman About this publication on Fluoridation Online at https://ec.europa.eu/health/scientific_committees/opinions_layman/fluoridation/en/about.htm 1. Source for this Publication The texts in level 3 are directly sourced from “Critical review of any new evidence on the hazard profile, health effects, and human exposure to fluoride and the fluoridating […]
A Benchmark Dose Analysis for Maternal Pregnancy Urine-Fluoride and IQ in Children.
This article is a preprint and has not been peer-reviewed. It reports new medical research that has yet to be evaluated and so should not be used to guide clinical practice. Abstract As a safe exposure level for fluoride in pregnancy has not been established, we used data from two prospective studies for benchmark dose […]
[Iodized-fluoridized salt for the prevention of goiter and caries].
Is Fluoride Potentially Neurotoxic?
An Editorial by David C. Bellinger, PhD, MSc Environmental epidemiology is a field replete with controversies, but the intensity of the debate inspired by the fluoridation of municipal water supplies to reduce dental caries is perhaps unrivaled. Governments, as well as individuals, differ in their assessments of water fluoridation as public policy. The US Centers […]
Fluorosis by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, National Health, India.
Introduction Fluorosis is a crippling disease resulted from deposition of fluorides in the hard and soft tissues of body. It is a public health problem caused by excess intake of fluoride through drinking water/food products/industrial pollutants over a long period. Ingestion of excess fluoride, most commonly in drinking-water affects the teeth and bones. It results […]