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fluoridation
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The addition of the fluorine ion to municipal water supplies in a final concentration of 0.8-1.6 ppm (parts per million) to help prevent dental caries in children.

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addition of fluor(ide) (ions) to (drinking) water

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/3328