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Fluoride content of infant formulas and market milk in Turkey.
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PMID:  11432484     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The aim of the present study was to test the fluoride contents of infant formulas and market milk in Turkey. Fifteen formulas and nine market milks were prepared according to manufacturers' instructions with deionized water. Fluoride contents were analyzed with a spectrophotometer (CADAS 50S) and results were obtained as ppm (microgF/ml). Mean fluoride content of the formulas was 0.101 ppm F and of the milks was 0.08 ppm F. Formulas reconstituted with water containing < 0.3 ppm F do not provide a daily fluoride intake at any age. To decrease dental caries among children in Turkey, fluoride supplements could be prescribed at minimal dosages according to the ADA fluoride schedule.
A Ataç; N Altay; S Olmez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Turkish journal of pediatrics     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0041-4301     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:    2001 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-07-02     Completed Date:  2001-08-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417505     Medline TA:  Turk J Pediatr     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  102-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Hacettepe University Faculty of Dentistry, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Fluorides / analysis*
Infant Food / analysis*
Milk / chemistry*
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