Many of us enjoy strong teeth and few cavities due to the presence of fluoride in our drinking water. While this chemical is recommended by every dentist, too much of a good thing has the potential to cause some problems. Some recent findings highlighted that:
- Too much fluoride can cause a painful skeletal disorder known as fluorosis.
- Prenatal exposure to excessively high levels of fluoride could potentially harm the mental development of a child.
- Excess fluoride can discolour our teeth.
"Fluoride is commonly added to drinking water in the United States in order to improve dental health."
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