Topical fluorides: a discussion of risks and benefits.

  title={Topical fluorides: a discussion of risks and benefits.},
  author={L W Ripa},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  volume={66 5},
  • L W Ripa
  • Published 1987 in Journal of dental research
Inadvertent ingestion of fluoride from topical procedures poses the risk of dental fluorosis in age-susceptible users. This risk can be minimized for mouthrinsing by restricting it to those above the age-susceptible limit. Operators administering topical fluoride treatments can take practical precautions that have been shown to reduce the amount of fluoride… CONTINUE READING