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Supplemental Fluoride Dosage Schedule

 
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Guidelines for systemic fluoride supplements recommended by the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Academy of Pediatrics are presented below. Supplemental dosage is based on the amount of naturally-occurring fluoride in the local public drinking water. Figures in this table are given in mg/L (equivalent to ppm).

Supplemental Fluoride Dosage Schedule (mg of Fluoride per Day)

 Milligrams/Liter of Fluoride in Drinking Water (mg/L F)
Age of Child< 0.30.3 – 0.6> 0.6
Birth to 6 months000
6 months to 3 years0.2500
3 to 6 years0.50.250
6 to 16 years1.00.50

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Last reviewed on Jun 25, 2003
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