Friday, 2 May 2014

Myths About Children's Dental Health #8

8. Bottled water is just as good for your teeth as tap water.

Tap water contains an important ingredient (fluoride) which has proven to strengthen the enamel of your teeth. The American Dental Association has endorsed fluoridation of community water supplies as safe and effective for preventing tooth decay for over 40 years. Most bottled water does NOT contain fluoride which means your child is missing out on this great vitamin for their teeth. If you purchase bottled water, make sure that the label states that there is fluoride in the ingredients, like the above to go water bottles.  

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