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Summary NBDHE

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- NBDHE
- JCNDE
- 2017 - 2018
- Kirkwood
- Dental Hygiene
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  • Fluoride

  • At what pH does demineralization happen?
    Enamel:4.5-5.5
    Cementum: 6.0-6.7
  • Pre-eruptive Fl therapy treatments
    Systemic:
    water
    supplements
    food
  • Post eruptive Fl therapy treatments
    Topical:
    water
    toothpaste
    rinses
    Fl treatments
  • Water Fluoridation optimal level
      Optimum: 0.7 ppm of Sodium Fluoride
  • Supplemental Fl dosages
    Birth-6 months: NONE
    6 months- 3 years: Water Fl less than 0.3= .25mg daily
                                     Water Fl more than 0.3= NONE
    3-6 years: Water Fl less than 0.3= .50 mg daily
                      Water Fl 0.3-0.6= .25mg daily
                      Water Fl more than 0.6= NONE
    6-16 years: Water Fl less than .03= 1.00mg daily
                        Water Fl 0.3-0.6= .50mg daily
                        Water Fl more than 0.6= NONE
  • Post-eruptive Sodium Fluoride
    9,050 ppm
    2%
    used with tooth-colored and porcelain restorations
    tray method: 4 minute treatments
    no drinking, eating or smoking for 30 minutes
    recommended for bulimics
  • Post-eruptive Sodium Fluoride Varnishes
    22,600 ppm
    5% NaF used to desensitize roots
    retained for 24-48 hours with substantivity
    2-4 times per year
    effective for small children and infants
    NOT for home use
  • Post-eruptive Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride
    12,300 ppm
    1.23%
    causes etching in tooth-colored and porcelain restorations
     tray or painting with applicator
  • Post-eruptive Stannous Flouride
    19,360 ppm
    8%
    unstable
    stains demineralized areas or margins
    causes tissue sloughing
    does NOT  decrease sensitivity
  • Fl in rinses and dentrifices
    Rinses: 0.05% NaF 225ppm
    Dentrifices: 400-1500 ppm
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