How to apply wonderful 5% Sodium Fluoride Varnish
DESCRIPTION: wonderful is a sodium fluoride varnish which has a strong desensitizing action when applied to dental surfaces. wonderful may be used on moist teeth and leaves a film of varnish which sets in the mouth and may allow visual control and verification.
INDICATIONS: wonderful is a fluoride containing preparation for the treatment of dentin hypersensitivity, and for the reduction of post operative sensitivity. 1mL of wonderful fluoride tooth varnish contains: 50 mg of sodium fluoride, equivalent to 22.6 mg fluoride ion.
DOSAGE: For the treatment of dentin hypersensitivity, two applications at several days interval are sufficient in most cases. The fluoride content of wonderful is dosed in such a way that neither acute nor chronic side effects are to be expected if applied according to instructions.
wonderful Fluoride Varnish Application Instructions:
Peel open the foil lidding material starting from the unsealed tab on the left side of the package
Remove brush and mix varnish for 10-15 seconds until it reaches an even consistency while allowing some of the alcohol to evaporate
For best results, dry teeth prior to application by rubbing a 2x2 (or other disposable cotton sponge) along the tooth surfaces to remove any existing bio-film
Apply a very thin coat of varnish evenly to all of the desired tooth surfaces
Let the varnish dry for approximately 10 seconds and then instruct the patient to close their mouth
Varnish hardens on contact with saliva so the patient may leave immediately after application
When dry, any excess varnish may appear “spotty” and may slide off the tooth surface. This will not affect the efficacy of the product as there is still a full layer of varnish on the tooth
It is recommended that the patient be instructed to only eat soft foods and drink cold liquids for two hours after treatment
CAUTION: Federal (U.S.A.) Law restricts the use of this device to sale by or on the order of a medical or dental professional. For use in the oral cavity.
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Ulcerative gingivitis and stomatitis.
INTERACTIONS: When wonderful is applied, other fluoride preparations such as fluoride gels, should not be administered during the same day. The routine use of fluoride tablets should be interrupted for several days after treatment.
ADVERSE REACTIONS: Edematous swellings have been reported only in rare instances in some fluoride varnish products, especially after application to extensive surfaces. Dyspnea, although extremely rare, has occurred in asthmatic children. Nausea has been reported when extensive applications have been made. If required, varnish film can be removed with a thorough brushing.