Table 3.

Reported Fluoride Supplementation

When Supplements Should Begin if IndicatedPositive Responses
At birth5
6 Months of age/eruption of first tooth35*
12 Months of age0
24 Months of age0
Dosage of Fluoride SupplementationPositive
(Indicate All Correct Answers)Responses
0.25 mg of fluoride until age 3 years36*
0.5 mg of fluoride until age 3 years4
0.5 mg of fluoride from age 3 to 6 years28*
1.0 mg of fluoride from age 4 to 6 years7
1.0 mg of fluoride from age 6 to 16 years22*
  • * Correct response.