Gelato X Dosage
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Generic name: SODIUM FLUORIDE 5.6g in 454g
Dosage form: gel
Shake well before use. This is a one minute or four minute fluoride gel for in-office patient use. It is normally used as a preventative caries treatment two times a year.
- After thorough prophylaxis, fill two single or one dual tray, one third full with gel. Air dry teeth and insert trays into the mouth.
- Instruct patient to bite down lightly but firmly for one minute (80% effectiveness) or four minutes (100% effectiveness).
- Remove trays. Instruct patient to expectorate any excess gel and not to eat or drink for at least 30 minutes.
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