fluoride mouthrinse

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A topical form of fluoride in an aqueous solution. The fluoride (usually sodium fluoride) concentration is in the approximate range of 200–900 ppm. There is a high risk of ingestion in young children.

Further Reading:

Twetman S., Petersson L., Axelsson S., Dahlgren H., Holm A. K., Kallestal C., Lagerlof F., Lingstrom P., Mejare I., Nordenram G., Norlund A., Soder B. Caries-preventive effect of sodium fluoride mouthrinses: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials. Acta Odontol Scand. 2004;62(4):223–30.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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