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  • My son is 5 months old and his two front teeth are starting to grow. Should I start giving him vitamins with fluoride?

    We share what's safe for your tot.
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    It is best to consult a pediatric dentist. Fluoride overdose can do more harm than good to a child’s teeth . Fluoride intake is recommended only in places where water is not fluoridated.
    • Sunil Sazawal, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., associate professor, department of international health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, U.S.
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