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What are the proven effects of fluoride?
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Strengthen enamel
Every meal, most drinks, and snacks create damage via acids or bacterial acids produced by the sugar intake.
This causes demineralizatoin and loss of hydroxide from hydroxyapetite weakening the tooth. Fluoride replaces the lost mineral and forms a stronger fluorapetite. Remineralizes. However too much Fluoride during tooth developement can actually cause damage to the teeth.

In brief: Strengthen enamel
Every meal, most drinks, and snacks create damage via acids or bacterial acids produced by the sugar intake.
This causes demineralizatoin and loss of hydroxide from hydroxyapetite weakening the tooth. Fluoride replaces the lost mineral and forms a stronger fluorapetite. Remineralizes. However too much Fluoride during tooth developement can actually cause damage to the teeth.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Dentistry - Periodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Hardens tooth enamel
Enamel has a crystalline structure.
Fluoride gets incorporated in and on the enamel to make it harder and less likely to soften when exposed to acid producing bacteria.

In brief: Hardens tooth enamel
Enamel has a crystalline structure.
Fluoride gets incorporated in and on the enamel to make it harder and less likely to soften when exposed to acid producing bacteria.
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: See below
Prevention of cavities.

In brief: See below
Prevention of cavities.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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