fluoride fluoride  /f ˈlʊ ˌraɪd/


  • (n) a salt of hydrofluoric acid


  1. Hydrogen fluoride is regulated as a hazardous pollutant in emissions from chemical plants and has been linked to respiratory illness.
  2. Failing that, many dentists paint stronger fluoride solutions on children's teeth once or twice a year.
  3. The optimal level of fluoride in water, according to the CDC, is between 0.


  1. Fluoride vote couldn't be bought, even with a 3-to-1 cash advantage: Portland City Hall roundup

    With all receipts accounted for, it appears that the pro-fluoride campaign outspent their opponents by a 3-to-1 margin, only to lose by 20 points.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  2. Watertown city council discusses fluoride in water

    For months, Watertown City Council members have been weighing the pros and cons of adding fluoride to city water. The council met with the director of the state's Bureau of Dental Health Monday night to get their questions answered about on the advantages of the chemical. YNN's Carmella Mataloni was at the meeting and gives us a look at what both sides have to say about the issue.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse

  3. Aluminium Fluoride (CAS 7784-18-1) Market Research Report 2013

    DUBLIN, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x2ql6x/aluminium ) has announced the addition of the "Aluminium Fluoride (CAS 7784-18-1) Market ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "While this rigorous investigation is being carried out, the fluoride dosing system at North Pine will remain offline," Ms Bligh said. "It will remain this way until the investigation is completed, and any necessary action that may be...
    on May 18, 2009 By: Anna Bligh Source: Brisbane Times

  2. "When fluoride gets into your bones, it stays there for years, and there is no established treatment for skeletal fluorosis," Whyte says. "No one knows if you can fully recover from it."
    on Jan 25, 2005 By: White Source: EurekAlert (press release)

  3. "If it wasn't Wi-Fi, it would be fluoride," Dougherty wrote. "Something is needed to affix to their anxiety. I can only be glad that they weren't alive when the city decided on electrification a century ago."
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Dale Dougherty Source: Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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