Getting Fluoride for Your Child

Fluoride is found in nature in soil, plants, and water. Fluoride is safe. Drinking tap (faucet) water with fluoride, brushing with fluoride toothpaste, and having a health professional apply fluoride varnish to the teeth are important ways to make teeth strong and prevent tooth decay.

Getting Fluoride for Your Child

Topic:Oral Health

Keywords:Fluoride

Resource Type: Fact Sheet

Audience: Families

Last Updated: February 1, 2018