We know that the patients of Issaquah dentist Dr. Kelly Fisher are concerned with how their choices affect their environment. So it’s no surprise to us that many of you have decided to ditch your bottled water habit. You may not have realized, however, that you’re doing your teeth a favor as well as your planet!
One unexpected benefit of choosing to drink tap water from a re-usable container is that most public water supplies contain teeth-friendly levels of fluoride! For decades, the American Dental Association has touted the benefits of fluoride consumption as a safe and effective resource for the prevention of tooth decay. Unfortunately, most brands of bottled water do not contain the recommended levels of fluoride.
So, to our earth-friendly patients, here is one more reason to pat yourselves on the back, and keep heading back to the tap for your drinking water!