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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