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Why is fluoride in our drinking water believed to be good for the teeth of growing children?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Prevention: Fluoride strengthens enamel and prevents tooth decay. http://www.ada.org/en/public-programs/advocating-for-the-public/fluoride-and-fluoridation

Answered 12/23/2014

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Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Scientific studies: There are many scientific studies done by research scientists which indicate a variety of dental benefits associated with fluoride and fluoridation.

Answered 4/1/2015

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