Fluoride - mineral elements, Biology

FLUORIDE

  1. It is mostly available in drinking water.
  2. Fluoride is essential for the formation of enamel of the teeth.
  3. Deficiency of fluoride causes weakness of enamel.
  4. However, excess of fluoride is equally harmful and causes a disorder known as fluorosis.
  5. It is indicated by mottling of teeth, weakening of bones and swelling of joints.
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