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Topical Fluoride

Aka: Topical Fluoride, Stannous Fluoride, Dental Fluoride Treatment, Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride, Sodium Fluoride Mouthwash, Sodium Fluoride Toothpaste, ACT Rinse, Prevident, Dentagel, Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste, Gel-Kam, Phos-Flur
  1. Preparations
    1. Neutral Sodium Fluoride (e.g. Prevident, ACT, Dentagel)
      1. Most common formulation used
        1. Does not etch of stain restorations or white fillings
      2. Prevident Rinse weekly (prescription)
      3. ACT Rinse daily (OTC)
      4. Dentagel applied as thin ribbon with ToothBrush or mouth tray daily after brushing
    2. Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride (e.g. Phos-Flur)
      1. Prevents white demineralization areas (e.g. braces)
    3. Stannous Fluoride (e.g. Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste, Gel-Kam)
      1. Offers protection against tooth sensitivity and Gingivitis
      2. Risk of tooth staining
  2. Precautions
    1. Do not use in children under age 6 years
    2. Rinse, brush or apply for 1 minute and then spit out
    3. Do not eat or drink for 30 minutes after using
  3. Resources
    1. CDC Fluoride
  4. References
    1. (2013) Presc Lett 20(9): 53-4
Medication Costs
dentagel (on 5/17/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
DENTAGEL 1.1% GEL Generic $0.07 per gram
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Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride (C0001134)

Definition (MSH) A sodium fluoride solution, paste or powder, which has been acidulated to pH 3 to 4 and buffered with a phosphate. It is used in the prevention of dental caries.
Concepts Biomedical or Dental Material (T122) , Inorganic Chemical (T197) , Pharmacologic Substance (T121)
MSH D000149
SnomedCT 55495002
English Acid Phosphate Fluoride, Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride, Fluoride, Acid Phosphate, Fluoride, Acidulated Phosphate, Phosphate Fluoride, Acidulated, Phosphoric acid, mixt. with sodium fluoride (NaF), dental preparations acidulated fluoride phosphate, acidulated fluoride phosphate (medication), acidulated fluoride phosphate, Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride [Chemical/Ingredient], Acidulated phosphate fluoride, Acidulated phosphate fluoride (substance), ACIDULATED PHOSPHATE FLUORIDE
French Fluorure de phosphate acidulé
Swedish Syrlig fosfatfluorid
Czech okyselený fluorid fosforečný
Finnish Happamoitu fosfaattifluoridi
Polish Fosforan fluoru kwaśny
Japanese 酸性フッ素リン酸塩, 酸化ふっ化りん酸塩, 酸性フッ素リン酸, リン酸酸性フッ化ナトリウム, 酸性フルオリドりん酸塩, フッ化リン酸塩-酸化, フルオリドリン酸塩-酸性, 酸化フッ化リン酸塩, 酸性フルオリドリン酸塩, 酸性フルオリド燐酸塩
Norwegian Sur fosfatfluorid, Fosfatfluorid, sur
Portuguese Fluorfosfato Acidulado, Fluoreto de Fosfato Acidulado
Spanish fluoruro de fosfato acidulado (sustancia), fluoruro de fosfato acidulado, Fluoruro de Fosfato Acidulado
German Saures Fluoridphosphat, Angesäuertes Phosphatfluorid, Phosphatfluorid, angesäuertes
Italian Fluoruro fosfato acido
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Fluorides, Topical (C0016328)

Definition (MSH) Fluorides, usually in pastes or gels, used for topical application to reduce the incidence of DENTAL CARIES.
Concepts Biomedical or Dental Material (T122) , Inorganic Chemical (T197)
MSH D005460
English Fluorides, Topical, Topical Fluorides, Fluorides, Topical [Chemical/Ingredient], topical fluorides, fluorides topical, topical fluoride, fluoride topical
French Fluorures à usage local, Fluorures topiques
Swedish Fluorider, lokala
Czech fluoridy místní
Finnish Paikalliset fluoridit
Polish Fluorki stosowane miejscowo, Fluoryzacja kontaktowa
Norwegian Lokalt påført fluor, Fluor, lokalt påført
Portuguese Resinas de Fluoretos, Fluoretos Tópicos
German Fluoride, lokal anwendbare
Italian Fluoruri per uso topico
Spanish Fluoruros Tópicos
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Stannous Fluoride (C0038143)

Concepts Biomedical or Dental Material (T122) , Inorganic Chemical (T197)
MSH D014002
SnomedCT 42193003, 329224004
English Difluoride, Tin, Fluoride, Stannous, Difluorides, Tin, Fluorides, Stannous, Stannous Fluorides, Tin Difluorides, fluoride (as stannous fluoride), stannous fluoride, stannous fluoride (medication), dental preparations stannous fluoride, Tin Difluoride [Chemical/Ingredient], STANNOUS FLUORIDE, Stannous fluoride, Stannous fluoride (substance), Stannous fluoride product (product), Stannous fluoride product, Stannous fluoride product (substance), Tin Difluoride, Stannous Fluoride, Fluoride Stannous
French Fluorure d'étain II, Fluorure stanneux, Difluorure d'étain
Portuguese Difluoreto de Estanho, Fluoreto Estanhoso
Spanish Difluoruro de Estaño, fluoruro estañoso (producto), fluoruro estañoso, producto (producto), fluoruro estañoso, producto, fluoruro estañoso (sustancia), fluoruro estañoso, Fluoruro Estañoso
German Zinndifluorid, Zinn-II-Fluorid
Norwegian Tinndifluorid
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Dental fluoride treatment (C0204175)

Concepts Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure (T061)
SnomedCT 68071007
Italian Fluoroterapia dentaria
Japanese 歯のフッ化物療法, ハノフッカブツリョウホウ
Czech Fluoridace zubů
Hungarian Fog fluorid-kezelés
English Dental fluoride therapy, Dental fluoride treatment, Dental fluoride treatment (procedure)
Spanish tratamiento con fluoruro dental, tratamiento con flúor dental (procedimiento), tratamiento con flúor dental, Terapia dental con flúor
Portuguese Terapia dental com flúor
Dutch tandfluoridetherapie
French Traitement des dents au fluorure
German Zahnfluoridierung
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Sodium Fluoride Mouthwash (C0359569)

Concepts Clinical Drug (T200)
SnomedCT 346681006
English SODIUM FLUORIDE MUCOUS MEMBRANE MOUTHWASH, Sodium Fluoride Mouthwash, SODIUM FLUORIDE @ @ MOUTHWASH, SODIUM FLUORIDE MOUTHWASH, Sodium fluoride mouthwashes, Sodium fluoride mouthwashes (product), Sodium fluoride mouthwashes (substance), SODIUM FLUORIDE MUCOUS MEM MOUTHWASH, SODIUM FLUORIDE@@MUCOUS MEM@MOUTHWASH
Spanish fluoruro de sodio, colutorio (producto), fluoruro de sodio, colutorio
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Sodium Fluoride Toothpaste (C1247980)

Concepts Clinical Drug (T200)
SnomedCT 395414007
English Sodium Fluoride Toothpaste, Sodium fluoride toothpaste (product), Sodium fluoride toothpaste
Spanish dentífrico con fluoruro de sodio (producto), dentífrico con fluoruro de sodio
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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