stannous fluoride


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stannous

 [stan´us]
containing tin as a bivalent element.
stannous fluoride SnF2, a substance used in prevention of dental caries, applied topically to the teeth.

stan·nous fluor·ide

(stan'ŭs flūr'īd),
A preparation containing not less than 71.2% of stannous tin and not less than 22.3% nor more than 25.5% of fluoride; used in dentistry as a prophylactic against caries.

stannous fluoride

n.
A white powder, SnF2, used to fluoridate toothpaste.

stannous fluoride

[stan′əs]
Etymology: L, stannum, tin, fluere, to flow
SnF2, a substance used in prevention of dental caries, applied topically to the teeth.

stan·nous fluor·ide

(stan'ŭs flōr'īd)
A preparation containing not less than 71.2% of stannous tin and not less than 22.3% nor more than 25.5% of fluoride; used in dentistry as a prophylactic against caries.

stan·nous fluor·ide

(stan'ŭs flōr'īd)
A preparation used in dentistry as a prophylactic against caries.
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The gum care formula contains stannous fluoride, which is effective in reducing plaque associated with gingivitis.
Another consumer complaint has been with the appearance of brown staining associated with stannous fluoride.
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Also being offered is a tooth and gum care formulation that the company maintains is the only toothpaste on the market with stabilized stannous fluoride.
A toxicologist reported that the child ingested 45 cubic centimeters of (2) percent stannous fluoride, which was three times the amount to be fatal.
70) Topical applications of stannous fluoride applied in a tray or burnished into the tooth surface have been shown to control dentin hypersensitivity.
Also new is Oral-B's tooth and gum care formula, which the company says is the only toothpaste with stabilized stannous fluoride.
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Low reported that 8% stannous fluoride applied after tooth etching increased tensile bond strength.