6 doctors weighed in:
Is fluoride really good for your teeth?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
Fluoride is essential in maintaining good oral hygiene and avoiding carries/plaque.

In brief: Yes.
Fluoride is essential in maintaining good oral hygiene and avoiding carries/plaque.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Caley Barile
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Research shows that Fluoride helps prevent cavities in children and adults by making teeth more resistant to the acid attacks that cause cavities.
Fluoride helps rebuild (remineralize) weakened tooth enamel and reverse early signs of decay. When you brush your teeth with Fluoride toothpaste, or use other Fluoride dental products, you are providing a “topical” benefit.

In brief: Yes
Research shows that Fluoride helps prevent cavities in children and adults by making teeth more resistant to the acid attacks that cause cavities.
Fluoride helps rebuild (remineralize) weakened tooth enamel and reverse early signs of decay. When you brush your teeth with Fluoride toothpaste, or use other Fluoride dental products, you are providing a “topical” benefit.
Dr. Caley Barile
Dr. Caley Barile
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Dr. James Beck
Dentistry
In brief: Yes, definitely
Fluoride changes the chemical structure of tooth enamel making it stronger and more resistant to demineralization by plaque acids.
Fluoride also has antibacterial properties, reducing the number of plaque bacteria in the mouth. Fluoride is very important for children due to questionable oral hygiene in some instances. And Fluoride makes teeth stronger during formation in children.

In brief: Yes, definitely
Fluoride changes the chemical structure of tooth enamel making it stronger and more resistant to demineralization by plaque acids.
Fluoride also has antibacterial properties, reducing the number of plaque bacteria in the mouth. Fluoride is very important for children due to questionable oral hygiene in some instances. And Fluoride makes teeth stronger during formation in children.
Dr. James Beck
Dr. James Beck
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