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sodium fluoride 1.1% dental - toothpaste

GENERIC NAME: SODIUM FLUORIDE 1.1% DENTAL - TOOTHPASTE (SO-dee-um FLOOR-ide)

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USES: Sodium fluoride makes teeth more resistant to decay and bacteria that cause cavities. This medication is used to prevent cavities.

HOW TO USE: This is best used once daily just before bedtime instead of your regular toothpaste or as directed by your healthcare professional.Apply a thin ribbon of medicine to a toothbrush and brush thoroughly for 2 minutes or as directed.Adults: after use, spit out the excess. Do not swallow the toothpaste. For best results, do not eat, drink or rinse for 30 minutes after using this fluoride treatment.Children (ages 6 to 16): after use, spit out the excess and rinse mouth thoroughly. Do not swallow the toothpaste. If children less than 6 years of age are prescribed this toothpaste, close supervision is needed to prevent repeated swallowing of the toothpaste. Children ages 6-12 years should also be supervised when using this product.




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