MFP-Fluorides for Dental Caries: Scientific References

In 1999, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) listed Water Fluoridation as one of the great public health achievements of the 20th Century! Yet in their latest recommendations for fluoride use (08/17/01), CDC notes that approximately 100 million Americans still do NOT receive the benefits of community water fluoridation. Hence, other sources of fluoride, such as prescription supplements, are still needed, particularly for infants and children.

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  3. B Angmar-Mansson and GM Whitford: Plasma Fluoride Levels and Enamel Fluorosis in the Rat. Caries Res 16:334-339, 1982.
  4. HM Myers: Fluorides and Fluorosis.  Karger, 1978, p.66.
  5. R Aasenden and TC Peebles: Effects of Fluoride Supplementation from Birth on Dental Caries and Fluorosis in Teenaged Children. Arch Oral Biol 23:111-115, 1978.