ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V07.31

Prophylac fluoride admin

Diagnosis Code V07.31

ICD-9: V07.31
Short Description: Prophylac fluoride admin
Long Description: Need for prophylactic fluoride administration
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V07.31

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to communicable diseases (V01-V09)
      • V07 Need for isolation and other prophylactic measures

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Child Dental Health

Healthy teeth are important to your child's overall health. From the time your child is born, there are things you can do to promote healthy teeth and prevent cavities. For babies, you should clean teeth with a soft, clean cloth or baby's toothbrush. Avoid putting the baby to bed with a bottle and check teeth regularly for spots or stains.

For all children, you should

  • Start using a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste when they are two years old. You might start sooner, if a dentist or doctor suggests it.
  • Provide healthy foods and limit sweet snacks and drinks
  • Schedule regular dental check-ups

Forming good habits at a young age can help your child have healthy teeth for life.

NIH: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

  • Brushing your infant's teeth
  • Dental care - child
  • Healthy Mouth for Your Baby - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Healthy Smile for Your Young Child: Tips to Keep Your Child Healthy (National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center)
  • Seal Out Tooth Decay: A Fact Sheet for Parents - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Teething
  • Tooth decay -- early childhood

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Dental Health

Also called: Oral health

It's important to take care of your mouth and teeth starting in childhood. If you don't, you could have problems with your teeth and gums - like cavities or even tooth loss.

Here's how to keep your mouth and teeth healthy:

  • Brush your teeth every day with a fluoride toothpaste
  • Clean between your teeth every day with floss or another type of between-the-teeth cleaner
  • Snack smart - limit sugary snacks
  • Don't smoke or chew tobacco
  • See your dentist or oral health professional regularly

NIH: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

  • Dental care - adult
  • Dental plaque identification at home
  • Plaque: What It Is and How to Get Rid of It - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)

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