Fluoride Fill In The Blank

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 85

Fluoride Quizzes & Trivia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dr. McKay first described fluorosis as Colorado ________________.
  • 2. 
     _________________ is a developmental disturbance of dental enamel caused by excessive exposure to high concentrations of fluoride during tooth development.
  • 3. 
    The ________________ is the agency responsible for the safety and quality of drinking water, and thus regulates fluoride levels in the USA. 
  • 4. 
    ________________ defluoridation is needed where naturally occurring fluoride is reduced to prevent fluorosis.
  • 5. 
    Before the Jan. 7, 2011 revision, the optimum level of fluoridation in the water supply in a temperate climate was ________________ ppm.
  • 6. 
    Most fluoride is absorbed in the stomach, and is filtered out by the________________. 
  • 7. 
     ____________is the form of hydroxyapatite in which fluoride ions have replaced some of the hydroxyl ions.
  • 8. 
    Fluoride aids in desensitization by blocking the _________    ___________.
  • 9. 
                                                                      Fluoride helps remineralization by helping precipitation of calcium and _______________.
  • 10. 
    One way fluoride inhibits bacterial activity is by inhibiting the enzyme ___________.
  • 11. 
    The US agency the ______________ named fluoridation of water to be one of the 10 most important public health measures of the 20th century. 
  • 12. 
    The fluoride concentration in enamel is highest at the ____________surface.
  • 13. 
    Within the ______ years before eruption developing teeth acquire the greatest amount of fluoride.
  • 14. 
    Dr. __________      ___________ found healthy people with long life span lived in communities with water greater than 1 ppm.
  • 15. 
    The new optimal level of fluoride in drinking water for ALL communities is _____ ppm
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