The government puts fluoride in our water, but what is the purpose of doing this? Read More: What wears down tooth enamel, and how can you prevent it? "According to the American Dental Association (ADA), bacteria start attacking teeth within 20 minutes of eating or drinking, and the assault begins with the tooth enamel. Bacteria form as food is broken down, and foods with sugar and starch are especially efficient at forming strong and stubborn corrosives." 10 Fluoride Facts You Should Know "Four out of five dentists might recommend sugarless gum, but virtually every dental and medical association recommends fluoride." A Natural History of Fluoride ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube Subscribe now! DNews on Twitter Trace Dominguez on Twitter Julia Wilde on Twitter DNews on Facebook DNews on Google+ Discovery News Download the TestTube App:

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