fluoride


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Fluoride compounds are salts that form when the element fluorine (number 9 on the periodic table) combines with minerals in soil or rocks. Some fluoride compounds, such as sodium fluoride and fluorosilicates, dissolve easily into ground water as it moves through gaps and pores in rocks. Most water supplies contain some naturally occurring fluoride. Fluoride […]

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Controversy Brewing Over Fluoride in Water

by wfnblog on April 27, 2010


Even though we constantly hear about potential contaminants in our drinking water, the United States still is fortunate to have one of the cleanest water supplies in the world. While there is definitely need for improvements—such as replacing or repairing our nation’s aging water treatment and sewage systems—we rarely hear of controversies pitting one group […]

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Can I remove fluoride from my tap water?

by wfnblog on March 8, 2010


We get this question regularly: Is there a water filtration system that removes fluoride from my municipal water? You might not know that fluoride is naturally occurring in soil and rocks, so most water has some fluoride in it. Through fluoridation many municipalities add additional fluoride to their water supply to help prevent tooth decay. […]

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