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    Sodium Fluoride

    Information about Sodium Fluoride

    Sodium fluoride uses

    Sodium Fluoride is used in the treatment of hypersensitivity, inflammation of gums and dental cavities.

    How sodium fluoride works

    Sodium fluoride belongs to class of medications called as mineral supplements.  It is an inorganic salt of fluoride that works by strengthening the teeth and reducing the effects of acid and bacteria on the teeth thereby making the teeth resistant to decay.

    Common side effects of sodium fluoride

    Altered taste, Application site irritation

    Available Medicine for Sodium Fluoride

    • ₹55
      Bell Pharma Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹32
      Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹49
      NuLife Pharmaceuticals
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹47 to ₹472
      Icpa Health Products Ltd
      2 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Sodium Fluoride

    • Brush your teeth for at least one minute, preferably after each meal, or at least twice a day, or as directed by your dentist.
    • Do not use the Sodium Fluoride for a duration of more than 4 weeks, unless recommended by a dentist.
    • Notify the dentist if the problem persists or worsens. Sensitivity in the teeth may indicate a serious problem that may need prompt care by a dentist.
    • For maximum effectiveness, avoid eating or drinking for 30 minutes after using the Sodium Fluoride.

    Frequently asked questions for Sodium Fluoride

    Sodium Fluoride

    Q. Is Sodium Fluoride in toothpaste bad for you?
    No, Sodium Fluoride toothpaste is used to prevent cavities and make the teeth resistant to decay. It should be used once daily or as per the advice given by your doctor
    Q. Does Sodium Fluoride cause canker sores?
    No, Canker sores are caused by citric or acidic foods and health conditions such as deficiency in Vitamin B12, folic acid, iron or impaired immune system.

    Content on this page was last updated on 09 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)