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Too much fluoride is present in the tissue fluids

Dental fluorosis

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Lethal adult dose of sodium fluoride

2-5 g

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Average ingestion of NaF per day

2.2 mg

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Two routes of fluoride administration

Orally and topically

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Most convenient dosage form

Fluoridation of the public water supply

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White odorless powder soluble in water and insoluble in alcohol

Sodium fluoride

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Dental prophylactic agent

Sodium fluoride

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White crystalline powder and bitter salty taste freely soluble in water and is practicall insoluble in alcohol, ether and chloroform

Stannous fluoride

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Topical fluoride application

Stannous fluoride

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Synonym of stannous fluoride

Tin difluoride

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Substance of volcanic origin consisting chiefly of complex silicates of aluminum, potassium and sodium

Pumice

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Very light, hard poroys grayish masses or as a gritty gray powder practically insoluble in water and is not attacjed by acids

Pumice

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Grades of Fineness

1. Pumice flour or superfine pumice
2. Fine pumice
3. Coarse pumice

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Dental abrasive

Pumice

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Synonyms of pumice

Pumice stone, piedra pomez

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Tooth decay

Caries