Friday, September 10, 2010

Dental Did You Know: High Fluoride Toothpaste and Cavity Reduction

The use of high fluoride toothpaste (5000ppm) caused the re-hardening of 76% of non-cavitated root caries lesions. In contrast, toothpastes that had only (1100ppm) caused the re-hardening of only 35% of lesions.

Source: Sevels I, Clinical Abstracts, Ontario Dentist, Vol 87, No 6, pg 20.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
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