Is fluoride safe for my child?

Fluoride, being a natural-occurring mineral, is safe for human intake. Nearly all water contains a small amount of fluoride; it is also found in soil, plants, and food. Receiving a fluoride varnish or drinking fluoridated water is simply a way to increase teeth's exposure to fluoride to maximize its effectiveness against tooth decay.


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1. What is oral health?
2. Why is oral health important?
3. When should I see a dentist?
4. How do I choose a dentist?
5. When should my child start seeing a dentist?
6. When should I start brushing my child's teeth?
7. Since they are going to fall out anyway, are baby teeth really that important?
8. Is fluoride safe for my child?