If you do not have fluoride in your drinking water, your child may need to use liquid fluoride or chewable fluoride tablets
starting at six months of age.
have been available for many years, but are now associated with fluorosis, if not given appropriately and they can be toxic if excessive numbers are ingested.
BELGIUM is to ban the sale of fluoride tablets
and drops used as a food supplement and will ask the EU to ban fluoride from toothpaste.
She has already announced a consultation into the issue early next year on adding fluoride to water or drinks, or giving out fluoride tablets
Search terms such as "fluoride tablets
", "fluoride lozenges", "fluoridated salt", and "fluoridated milk" were used.
If that be the case let fluoride tablets
be freely available for parents to give to their children, if they so wish.
For instance, they're bringing 100,000 fluoride tablets
and hundreds of tooth brushes, which will be distributed through schools.
They told her to give fluoride drops to Carena from three months and to start David, then two, now 16, on fluoride tablets
But some children who take fluoride tablets
complain of stomach pain.
Using a questionnaire completed by the parents/patients, information was obtained concerning the OH habits (tooth brushing frequency, parental help during toothbrushing, use of dental floss, age of the first dental visit, frequency of dental attendance), the fluoride exposure (application of topical fluoride and the use of fluoride supplements, such as fluoride tablets
) as well as the dietary habits (frequency of daily consumption of juices and refreshments, the number of main meals and snacks as well as the number of meals containing sugars per day) of the study participants.