Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
9 Nutrition and blood
09-05-03 Fluoride

Fluoride Duraphat®

  • CUHFT only - Duraphat toothpaste is the only fluoride preparation on Formulary (post radiotherapy)i.e. for use in patients undergoing (or who have undergone) head and neck radiotherapy to prevent or manage dental caries. See Department of Health guidance below for national recommendations.

  • Non - formulary at all other trusts

  • Prescribing in Primary Care should be via a Dentist and not GP. The only exception to this is where Duraphat has been recommended by oncology for a patient.

Link  DH: Delivering Better Oral Health

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