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  Fluoride FAQs Fluoride is often called nature's cavity fighter and for good reason.  Fluoride, a naturally-occurring mineral, helps prevent cavities in children and adults by making the outer surface of your teeth more resistant to the acid attacked cause tooth decay.  At Loveland Family Dentistry, Dr Rhonda Krause often recommends fluoride for patients who have a history of tooth decay or cavities.  Other patients who can benefit from added dental protection include people who enjoy snacking, have poor dental hygiene, follow diets that are high in sugars or carbohydrates and people with bridges, crowns, braces and other restorative procedures.  There is a lot of misinformation in the media about fluoride.  Here are some science based answers to questions that patients have asked Dr Krause. 1.  What does Fluoride do?   Before teeth break through the gums, the fluoride taken in from foods, beverages and dietary supplements makes tooth enamel stronger, making it easier to resist to