A 42-year-old member asked:

What do you think about fluoride?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Great: I was young when floride was put in the water. I drank lots of water since my grandfather told me to, pulling out his complete dentures to demonstrate the consequences of not. I ate lots of candy and junk food and have no cavities at 58. My parents and older sibs all have lots of cavities and some needed partial dentures. I would not buy toothpaste without it as my current water is without flo
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A 35-year-old member asked:

What is fluoride for?

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Dr. Robert Brodsky
Geriatrics 60 years experience
Fluoride: Fluoride, for dental uses, is a chemical element that, when properly applied to tooth enamel, makes that enamel more resistant to being disolved by the acids tooth decay germs produce that create caries (cavities) Fluoride (Fl) can also become part of the tooth structure if it is ingested by children during the time their teeth are forming..
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