Fluoride

Function

Strong teeth and bones

Increases resistance of tooth enamel to dental caries

Food Sources

Tea

Fluoridated water

Seafood

Water

salmon

 water

 fish, salmon

 

Also, present in

Toothpaste

Dental treatments

Deficiency

Increased risk of dental caries

Toxicity

Fluorosis - staining of teeth during development

 

 


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