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Fluoride: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

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Which of the following is FALSE concerning fluoride?

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1. How does fluoride help protect your teeth from cavities?

2. A patient has symptoms of stiffness along with joint and bone pain. What could be the cause?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will ask you questions about fluoride deficiency in a variety of ways. It will ask you to identify false statements, pick the correct definition, and choose the correct answer to the questions about how fluoride protects teeth and what occurs when it is taken excessively.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will cover the following topics:

  • Symptoms of fluoride deficiency
  • What occurs when you get too much fluoride
  • Tooth decay from acid forming bacteria
  • How fluoride helps your teeth

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you cover the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related fluoride deficiency lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of tooth decay to connect how fluoride helps protect your teeth
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as what happens when you get too little or too much fluoride
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding tooth decay and fluoride

Additional Learning

Make sure to head over to the associated lesson to find out everything you need to know for these assessments. The lesson, called Fluoride: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms, covers the following topics:

  • Defining minerals
  • Investigating fluoride and where it is found
  • Exploring dental caries
  • Describing dental fluorosis
  • Clarifying the meaning of skeletal fluorosis
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