What is Fluoride?

Posted on : 06-09-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health

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Fluoride is a compound of fluorine. Fluoride is a natural element that can be found in many things, like the water we drink and the food we eat. Fluoride compounds are therefore added to some toothpaste and dentists may also give every year fluoride treatment. Before some time scientists noticed that children who lived in places where fluoride occurred naturally in the water, had small amount of dental cavities.