- Health Canada recommends that fluoride levels be adjusted in community water supplies to .7 milligrams per litre to protect and promote healthy teeth.
- Fluoride is a mineral.
- In the recommended amount, fluoride in drinking water strengthens teeth.
- Fluoride is not a medication.
- Fluoride is one of many examples of how various substances are enhanced to improve our health: iodine is added to salt, folic acid is added to breads and cereals, and Vitamin D is added to milk.