Consumers over the years have raised concerns about fluoride used in municipal water supplies and also in toothpaste.
Too much fluoride can cause very young children to develop dental fluorosis, a change in tooth enamel. But insufficient fluoride is linked to the serious health risks associated with tooth decay. So, what's the answer?
The federal Department of Health and Human Services recently reduced the optimal ratio of fluoride to water to 0.7 parts per million. If you have young children, please contact us for additional preventive measures you should follow.