Risks outweigh. March 2014 issue of lancet neurology: “a meta-analysis of 27 cross-sectional studies of children exposed to Fluoride in drinking water, mainly from china, suggests an average iq decrement of about seven points in children exposed to raised Fluoride concentrations.”grandjean and landrigan write, “our very great concern is that children worldwide are being exposed to unrecognized toxic chemicals...
Great. It prevents decay and should be done as soon as the child can swish without swallowing as it will cause immediate vomiting. Cannot hurt only help.
Effective. Topical Fluoride is an effective anticaries (anti-decay) therapy that helps prevent decay from starting in kids.
Yes. Our teeth constanly lose minerals when ever we eat and pick them back up between meals. Small amounts of Fluoride help teeth to pick up minerals and also make it harder to lose them. New teeth benefit the most. Topical Fluoride treatments done in the pediatric dentist's office help to boost the teeth's reserve of Fluoride that can make the tooth enamel stronger for a life time.
Fluoride Therapy. Fluoride therapy is done in children after each cleaning every 6 months to strengthen their enamel and increase resistance to decay. A trace of Fluoride during the years that teeth are forming makes for stronger enamel in teeth. It is very important not to over fluoridate. Too much Fluoride in the diet can permanently stain teeth. Fluoride varnish is the best way of in office Fluoride treatment.