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Interferes with plaque adherence inhibits glycolysis

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Interferes with plaque adherence Inhibits glycolysis Sodium fluoride 0.04 – 0.05% rinses ACT for kids ® , Oral Anti-Cavity Rinse ® Stannous fluoride 0.4% gel GelKam Gel ® Children < 12 years of age must be supervised when using fluoride products Children < 6 should only use these products as directed by a dentist Photo adopted from: http://sale.dentist.net/products/act-anticavity-fluoride-rinse
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57 Counseling for Fluoride Rinses Use no more than once daily Excessive use of fluoride may damage tooth enamel Common dose: 10 ml Vigorously swish between teeth for 1 minute Do not swallow! Avoid eating or drinking for 30 minutes afterwards Consult a dentist or primary care provider before using fluoride products in children < 6 years of age
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58 Gingivitis Mildest form of periodontal disease Complication of poor oral hygiene Like caries, results from plaque buildup Reversible if treated Presence of harmful bacterial flora Severe stages progress to necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis and periodontitis Prevention is dependent on inhibiting plaque formation
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59 Clinical Presentation Erythematous gingiva Ragged / rounded edge Easy bleeding Not generally painful Generalized vs local Advanced stages Bluish hue in inflamed areas Photo adopted from: http://www.benjaminwyoung.com/what-causes-gingivitis/
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60 Prevention / Reversal of Gingivitis Regular brushing and flossing Massage to strengthen gums Soft toothbrush, rubber cup massages, Stim-U- Dent, or toothpicks Antiplaque treatments Triclosan Cetylpyridinium chloride Stabilized stannous fluoride Photo adopted from: http://www.wekenshop.com/Stim-U-Dent.html
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61 Denture Associated Disorders Dentures accumulate plaque, stain, and calculus as normal teeth Complications from poor denture hygiene Overgrowth of bacterial and fungal pathogens Denture stomatitis Inflammatory papillary hyperplasia Chronic candidiasis (“denture sore mouth”) With or without angular cheilitis
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62 Denture Care Remove and clean dentures at bedtime (≥1 x daily) Brush with an abrasive calcium carbonate cleaner Soak in a chemical cleanser for 4 to 8 hours Alkaline peroxide – most common Brush dentures again after soaking Thoroughly rinse before reinserting Good practice to remove and rinse after meals
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63 OTC Denture Products Ban-A-Stain Liquid ® Dentu-Cream Paste ® Efferdent Plus Tablets ® Polident tablets ® Photos adopted from: http://www.mexicodentaldirectory.com/indexfiles/dentures.html, http://www.drugstore.com/
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64 64 Which of the following statements are Which of the following statements are true regarding Proper Oral Hygiene? true regarding Proper Oral Hygiene? 1. Use a medium to hard bristle toothbrush to improve plaque removal ≥ 2 times daily 2. Antiflouride rinses are safe for use in children < 12 years of age without supervision 3. Dentures should be brushed with an abrasive calcium carbonate cleaner at least once daily 4. Eating and drinking must be avoided for 60 minutes after using an antiplaque treatment
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