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.

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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Results of this six-week study demonstrate that an experimental oral hygiene routine consisting of a two-step stannous fluoride dentifrice and hydrogen peroxide whitening gel system, an interactive oscillating-rotating electric toothbrush, and expanded polytetrafluoroethylene floss, was significantly more effective at reducing gingival bleeding when compared to a control oral hygiene routine of a professional dental prophylaxis, followed by the use of standard sodium fluoride dentifrice and a soft manual toothbrush.
Stannous fluoride toothpastes reduce the gingival index more than sodium fluoride toothpastes.
C[O.sub.2] laser irradiation and stannous fluoride gel has also been shown to be effective for inducing tubule occlusion for up to six months after treatment.
Fluoride in toothpaste came from 3 compounds (as permitted by the FDA): sodium monofluorophosphate (MFP), sodium fluoride (NaF) and stannous fluoride (Sn[F.sub.2]).
Effect of stannous fluoride toothpaste on erosion-like lesions: an in vivo study.
Fluorides: Patients can apply stannous fluoride in a 0.4% gel or sodium fluoride in a 0.5% mouth rinse or a 1.1% gel.
Methods: This randomized and controlled crossover clinical trial compared the breath protection effectiveness of 0.454% stabilized stannous fluoride (SnF2) dentifrice to a 0.243% sodium fluoride (NaF) negative control dentifrice over 24 hours in 29 healthy adults.
The key is Crest ProHealth's exclusive polyfluorite system, which is a combination of stannous fluoride and sodium hexametaphosphate.
The fluoride can be either a 0.4% stannous fluoride or 1% neutral sodium fluoride preparation.
The FDA bases its position on the notion that the only sanctioned claims for stannous fluoride rinses and treatment gels are for preventing dental caries.
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