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Fluoride Supplement

Fluoride Supplement Dosage Schedule—2010

Approved by the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs

AGE

FLUORIDE ION LEVEL IN DRINKING WATER (PPM)*

< 0.3

0.3-0.6

>0.6

Birth–6 months

None

None

None

6 months–3 years

0.25 mg/day**

None

None

3–6 years

0.50 mg/day

0.25 mg/day

None

6–16 years

1.0 mg/day

0.50 mg/day

None

*1.0 part per million (ppm) = 1 milligram per liter (mg/l)

** 2.2 mg sodium fluoride contains 1 mg fluoride ion.

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