7. Fluoride isn’t safe to swallow and may harm my child.
A lot of research has been conducted regarding the safety of
ﬂuoride use. Scientiﬁc evidence indicates that, as with other nutrients, ﬂuoride is safe and effective when used and consumed properly. In fact, ﬂuoride has been proven to be one of the most effective ways to prevent tooth decay and is often added to community water supplies to topically apply fluoride and prevent cavities to millions.