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fluor·ide

 (flo͝or′īd′, flôr′-)
n.
Univalent fluorine, or a compound of fluorine, especially a binary compound of fluorine with a more electropositive element.

fluoride

(ˈflʊəˌraɪd)
n
1. (Chemistry) any salt of hydrofluoric acid, containing the fluoride ion, F
2. (Chemistry) any compound containing fluorine, such as methyl fluoride

fluor•ide

(ˈflʊər aɪd, ˈflɔr-, ˈfloʊr-)

n.
1. a salt of hydrofluoric acid consisting of two elements, one of which is fluorine, as sodium fluoride, NaF.
2. a compound containing fluorine.
[1820–30]

fluor·ide

(flo͝or′īd′)
A compound containing fluorine and another element or radical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluoride - a salt of hydrofluoric acid
boron trifluoride - a pungent colorless gas
halide - a salt of any halogen acid
hydrogen fluoride - a colorless poisonous corrosive liquid made by the action of sulphuric acid on calcium fluoride; solutions in water are hydrofluoric acid
stannous fluoride - a white powder that is used to fluoridate toothpaste
sulfur hexafluoride, sulphur hexafluoride - a colorless gas that is soluble in alcohol and ether; a powerful greenhouse gas widely used in the electrical utility industry
Translations
مُرَكَّب الفلور
fluorid
fluor
fluorid
flúoríî
florasfloridas
fluorīds
fluorid
flüorür

fluoride

[ˈflʊəraɪd]
A. Nfluoruro m
B. CPD fluoride toothpaste Npasta f de dientes con flúor

fluoride

[ˈflʊəraɪd] nfluorure mfluoride toothpaste ndentifrice m au fluor

fluoride

nFluorid nt; fluoride toothpasteFluorzahnpasta f

fluoride

[ˈflʊəˌraɪd] nfluoruro

fluoride

(ˈfluəraid) noun
any of several substances containing fluorine, especially one which helps to prevent tooth decay.
fluorine (ˈfluəriːn) noun
an element, a pale greenish-yellow gas.

fluor·ide

n. fluoruro, combinación de flúor con un metal o metaloide.

fluoride

n fluoruro
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Editor's Note: Please see the attached photo of a fluoride varnish application at a Detroit Head Start center.
P: Orthodontic patients I: professional fluoride varnish plus home fluoride toothpaste C: home fluoride toothpaste O: caries incidence
A number of nurseries and schools in targeted areas also provide fluoride varnish and toothbrushing in primary one and two.
Although fluoride varnish (FV) is a low cost caries prevention agent, these children have little access to early preventive dental care.
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There is currently no clinical data showing an increased effectiveness over fluoride alone when ACP, tricalcium phosphate or calcium sodium phosphosilicate are added to fluoride varnish.
In 2007, MDCH launched a fluoride varnish program for Head Start and Early Head Start enrollees with a $250,000 grant from Delta Dental.
This past spring, ISU students created nine programs to serve a wide array of populations, including a fluoride varnish programs for children and adults with special needs, an introductory health professions class for high school students potentially interested in this career path and a program that educates dialysis patients in a kidney care center about how controlling their oral bacteria and inflammation can positively affect their albumin levels.
This involves the delivery of School/Nursery based tooth brushing and fluoride varnish programmes for children aged 3-5 helping establish good habits early on.
Michigan, a program that will provide applications of fluoride varnish on the teeth of up to 22,000 children enrolled in Early Head Start and Head Start programs around the state.
Jaana Gold, DDS, PhD, described the three components of Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body: I) The WIC Program, which provides oral health education for pregnant and new mothers, and dental screenings and fluoride varnish treatment for children, 2) The Head Start Program, which provides screenings, fluoride treatments and referrals for children, and 3) The School-Based Sealant Program, which provides screenings, dental sealants and fluoride varnishes for second-and sixth-graders in Alachua County.