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PEDS - Intro to Pediatric Dentistry
Anticipatory Guidance/Fluoride
When is the recommended time for the first dental visit for children?
By one year old or within 6 months of first tooth erupting
What is the term used for information that should be given to all parents for all kids at all ages?
Anticipatory guidelines
Can fluoride be considered a one-time cure?
No, constant exposure is key!
Is systemic or topical the main mechanism for fluoride incorporation throughout the lifetime?
Topical - held in plaque and on the tooth
Is fluoride bacteriocidal or bacteriostatic?
Bacteriostatic, by disrupting enzymes
What equilibrium is affected by the presence of fluoride?
Demineralization-Remineralization equilibrium
Which filtration system takes out fluoride, Reverse osmosis or Brita/Pur?
Brita/Pur
How much fluoride supplementation is needed (in mg of F ion or NaF) for all children from birth-6 month?
0
How much fluoride supplementation is needed (in mg of F ion or NaF) for children from 6 months-3 years who get less than .3 ppm ?
.25 mg
How much fluoride supplementation is needed (in mg of F ion or NaF) for children from 3 years to 6 years that get less than .3 ppm?
.5 mg
How much fluoride supplementation is needed (in mg of F ion or NaF) for children from 3 years to 6 years that get between .3-.6 ppm?
.25 mg
How much fluoride supplementation is needed (in mg of F ion or NaF) for children from 6 years to 16 years that get less than .3 ppm?
1 mg
How much fluoride supplementation is needed (in mg of F ion or NaF) for children from 6 years to 16 years that get between .3-.6 ppm?
.5 mg
1 mg of F ion is equivalent to ___ mg of NaF.
2.2
When writing a prescription for fluoride supplements, what units should be used?
NaF
How long should foam/gel fluoride be left in the mouth? How long does it take to get maximal effect?
4 minutes. 1 minute for maximal effect
At small amounts, what is the most common sign of ingestion of too much fluoride?
Nausea/vomiting
What is the lethal dose of fluoride in adults (in g NaF)?
5-10 g NaF
What is the lethal dose of fluoride in children (in mg per kg NaF)?
36 mg/kg NaF
What is the probable toxic dose (for adults or children??)?
5 mg/kg F- ION
What easy-to-obtain item can be given for minimal fluoride ingestion?
Milk