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Dental Practice Education Research Unit
Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health
Adelaide Dental School

The University of Adelaide

Tel:  +61 8 8313 3291


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The Fluoride Update Program

The Fluoride Update Program was developed in response to frequent requests from dental practitioners, and consists of a set of information sheets from the cariology area on the issue of fluorides in today's dental practice. Information sheets have companion summary pamphlets for use as a guide for discussion with patients.

The following information sheets and pamphlets are available now to purchase.

Fluoride Information sheets

Fluoride Patient pamphlets

1. Water Fluoridation - still the answer! 1. Water Fluoridation - still the answer!
2. Professional applications in the dental surgery 2. Fluoride safety
3. Home use of fluoride 3. Home use of fluoride
4. New Zealand fluoride update notes
    • Water fluoridation maps

    • Fluoride recommendation Guidelines for the use of fluorides in Australia have been updated following the ARCPOH Workshop on the Use of Fluorides in Australia, Adelaide, 13–14 October 2005. ‘The use of fluorides in Australia: Guidelines’ was published in the Australian Dental Journal 2006.

ARCPOH (Spencer AJ). The use of fluorides in Australia: Guidelines. Aust Dent 2006;51(2):195-199.
  • A second workshop was held in Adelaide in August 2012 to review the above guidelines. Click here to view the latest guidelines.

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