Flashcards in Fluoride Guidelines Deck (6):
What kind of oral hhygiene practices should bbe carried out for a child 6 months old till about 17 months?
Brushing by parents with a soft toothbrush without toothpaste.
How should toothbrushing be carried out by a child aged 18mnths to 5 years?
Clean twice a day with toothpaste containning 0.4-0.55mg/g of fluoride. Pea size amount to a small toothbrush. Child should spit, not swallow and not rinse.
How should tootbrushing be carried out for a person aged 6 or more?
Brush twice a day using stanndard fluoride toothpaste containing 1mg/g fluoride. Spit out, not swallow, not rinsed.
What are the guidelines for the use of fluoride mouthrinses?
Not to bbe used for childdren under 6 yearrs old.
For people at an elevated risk for dental caries. Use at a time of the day toothpaste is not used. Not a substitute for toothbrushig.
What are thhe guidelines for the use of fluoride varnish (Duraphat)?
Contains about 22.6mg/g of Fluoride.
For people who are at an elevated risk of developing caries.
Tooth must be dry.