i want to know what a dentist thinks about flouride... keep in mind i know the have facts, and have done countless hours of research on the topic, so.... why is it used when it causes flourosis... and why is it in our drinking water? sodium flouride, a poison that is the byproduct of some fertilizers.. im curious what, and if any reply will be made

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 02 - November - 2012, at 02:51 AM

  • Fluoride combines with the tooth surface and makes the enamel stronger so that it becomes more resistant to acid attack and it’s dissolution in the acid decreases. Along with this it helps in remineralization of incipient lesions. Fluoride benefits both children and adults. If ingested systemically during the formation oftoth it is sad that fluoride alters the tooth morpology and teeth no longer remain caries prone.Excess exposure of fluoride during tooth development can lead to dental fluorosis.

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