Water fluoridation is the process of increasing the amount of fluoride in a community’s public water supply in order to prevent cavities. In 2016, 72.8 percent of the American population had access to fluoridated water. Well water, and other sources , may not have enough fluoride to provide adequate cavity protection. We’ll be sure to go over this topic at your next dental visit!
Fluoride is found in a number of foods and drinks, especially processed foods, which are more likely to contain the mineral. Large dosages of fluoride, on the other hand, aren’t the healthiest option. If you’re wondering why, have a look at our FAQ. You can guarantee that your little surfer gets enough fluoride by feeding them a well-balanced diet.