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A 30-year-old male asked:

We got a new water filter for drink water. the water tastes very pure but it is lacking in minerals and fluoride. will my teeth & bones lose strength?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Diet related: That depends on whether you have a well balanced diet containing all of the minerals and elements that are lacking from your water supply. Without chlorine, you run risk of typhus. Without fluoride you run risk of cavities. Without iron you run risk of anemia, and so forth. Talk to a Nutritionist about your particular circumstance.

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Last updated Jan 13, 2019

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