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Fluoride #2

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Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral found in food and water. Fluoride is absorbed into the tooth structure to and helps to prevent decay.

By Tammie Barry

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FLUORIDE

Remineralizes tooth structure

Prevents demineraliztion

Chronic over exposure can cause  dental flurosis

Accidental ingestion can cause  a  toxic recation

Helps with sensitvity

Needs Assessment

Snacks Frequently

Limited dexterity

Family history of dental carries

Suffers from acid reflux

Undergoing chemotherapy

40%

Decrease in Dental Decay

When Fluoride varnish is applied every 6 months

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Applications of Fl2 Gel Foam Varnish Rinse

OFFICE

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Dental caries - is the most common chronic disease in children in the U.S.     (1)

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YouTube Video: WHY ARE  FLUORIDE TREATMENTSIMPORTANT TO KIDS?

Links to BC Oral Health Education websites:

1.)American Academy of Pediatrics. (2014, August 25). AAP Recommends Fluoride to Prevent Dental Caries. Retrieved from https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/AAP-Recommends-Fluoride-to-Prevent-Dental-Caries.aspx 2.) Bird, D. L., & Robinson, D. S. (2012). Modern Dental Assisting. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Inc. 3.) Kailes, B. (2013, October 22). Why are Fluoride Treatments Important for Kids? Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AK1H5AWG864 https://magic.piktochart.com

References:

https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthlinkbc-files/dental-care-infant-toddler

Dental Care for Your Infant and Toddler

Interior Health- Dental Health

https://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourHealth/InfantsChildren/Pages/DentalHealth.aspx

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/healthy-women-children/early-childhood-health-and-screening-programs

Early Childhood health and screening programs