Lecture 16 - Beg. of Final Review DENTAL Notes on Slides

3ppm 03ppm to 06ppm greater than 06ppm none none none

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Unformatted text preview: pplementation Child’s Age Fluoride Concentration In Drinking Water Less than 0.3PPM 0.3ppm to 0.6PPM Greater than 0.6PPM none none none 6mts to 3yrs 0.25mg/day none none 3yrs to 6yrs 0.50mg/day 0.25mg/day none 6yrs to 16yrs 1mg/day 0.50mg/day none 0 to 6mts Avoid Fluorosis Nutrition/Oral Health Interrelationships Eating impairment Diet/nutrition problems Oral soft tissue bone problems or Tooth problems The Oral Cavity affects Diet and Nutrition affects •Dental status/pain: • affects eating desire and ability • affects diet quality affects • affects taste & swallowing •Can contribute to Failure to Thrive Can Dentures is a major risk factor for malnutrition in elders Dentures is the primary contributor to deaths from choking Diet and Nutrition affect The Oral Cavity •Dental caries •Acid demineralization •Oral bone loss •Soft tissue problems •Infection •Decreased immunity Nutrition Affects the Oral Cavity • Undernutrition – maternal malnutrition can affect child resistance – oral tissue development and regeneration • Overnutrition (supplements) - developmental defects (vitamin D toxicity) – tissue regeneration (vitamin A toxicity) – decreased resistance Fluorosis How Diet Effects Teeth: Like politics: all effects are local Demineralization • Regular & diet sodas both cause demineralization • (sugar content not relevant) • acid: lemons – acid bevs: soda & diet soda –...
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