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Find out how much you know about fluoride by taking our fluoride quiz today!

No. 1: Fluoride only helps children’s smiles.
A. True
B. False

No. 2: Fluoride can be found in the following:
A. Toothpaste
B. Mouthwash
C. Professional fluoride treatments
D. Tap water
E. All of the above

No. 3: Young children don’t need to use fluoride toothpaste.
A. True
B. False

No. 4: The fluoridation of community water is one of the most effective public health measures to prevent cavities.
A. True
B. False

No. 5: Fluoride strengthens the tooth enamel.
A. True
B. False

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Answer key:

No. 1: B
No. 2: E
No. 3: A (Not until they are 2-3 years old. However, it’s best to discuss the appropriate age to introduce fluoride with your dentist.)
No. 4: A
No. 5: A (This is how it helps prevent cavities as well as enamel erosion)

If you have any questions about fluoride in Sevierville, Tennessee, please contact J. Steve Morton, DDS today at 865.453.1001. We also encourage you to schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. J. Steve Morton, if you’re due for your next checkup. Our dental team is more than happy to help you, and we look forward to your phone call!