Controversies in Science/Water fluoridation/A Critique of Physiology and toxicity of fluoride
(Review Paper) Cited in Controversies in Science/Water fluoridation/A Critique of Physiology and toxicity of fluoride
Harmful to development of children's teeth[edit | edit source]
In the right concentrations Fluoride strengthens teeth and bones.
Methods[edit | edit source]
In various locations of India, children's are given fluoride supplements via drops or chewable tablets, causing dental fluorosis.
Results[edit | edit source]
A study has shown that high concentrations of fluoride in a child's diet will lead to growth and developmental problems. The fluorides prevents the absorption of calcium into bones and teeth.
References[edit | edit source]
- Dhar, Vineet (2009).Physiology and toxicity of fluoride]]. Indian journal of dental research (0970-9290), 20 (3), 350