Little Teeth Need Fluoride to Protect Them from Mouth Monsters

Posted & filed under Children's Oral Health and Fluoride, Partners in Fluoride.

The Big Authority on Little Teeth, also known as the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), is dispensing their troops to protect children from cavities. The main ingredient in their arsenal? Fluoride. Time and time again, fluoride has been shown to be the most cost-effective way to protect teeth. Fluoride, whether it is added toothpaste, mouth wash, or community water systems helps teeth to fight decay.

This infographic shows you why fluoride is important to little teeth and explains the little details you need to know about how to get it like expensive water filters remove fluoride that has been added to water for cavity protection, bottled water usually has NO fluoride in it, and  toothpaste with fluoride should carry the American Dental Association (ADA) Seal of Approval. Together with fluoride and regular dental care, you can stop the Mouth Monsters before they start.

Prevent Tooth Decay Infographic