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Fluoride And Dentistry

What Is Fluoride?

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral. It is present in natural water sources and found in small quantities in certain foods. It is essential in dentistry because of its ability to prevent cavities. Tooth decay is preventable, but still affects most of the world's population. The Canadian Dental Association supports the use of fluorides...
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Oral Cancer And Your Dental Health

Oral Cancer

Every year, thousands of Canadians are diagnosed with oral cancer. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, an estimated 4700 Canadians will be diagnosed with oral cancer in 2017, and an estimated 1250 will die from it. While oral cancer has a good survival rate when detected early, it is often not diagnosed until the...
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