Let’s start by setting aside a couple of myths about the fluoride being added to your drinking water.
1. It is not part of a vast government conspiracy to control the human population.
2. It will not prevent cavities from forming by itself (sorry kids, you still have to brush your teeth)
So what does it do and why did they start adding fluoride to our drinking water? The simple answer is that a government health review of fluoridated water shows that it helps reduce tooth decay by as much as 60%. Dentists used fluoride treatments to help fight cavities, but that only worked for the people who could afford regular dentist visits. Read More