Current and future role of fluoride in nutrition.

  title={Current and future role of fluoride in nutrition.},
  author={John J Warren and Steven M. Levy},
  journal={Dental clinics of North America},
  volume={47 2},
Fluoride continues to be the cornerstone of dental caries prevention in North America and throughout the world, and there are a variety of sources of fluoride that may contribute to the dietary intakes of fluoride. Although the severe effect of chronic exposures to high levels of fluoride--skeletal fluorosis--is extremely rare in North America, dental fluorosis has become more prevalent. To address the increase in dental fluorosis prevalence, recommendations have been made to reduce fluoride… CONTINUE READING