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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Fluoride first entered an American water supply through a rather inelegant technocratic scheme.
Really, is it any wonder that fluoride should freak people out?
Placed in drinking water, fluoride can serve people who otherwise have poor access to dental care.
Since the 1950s, fluoride has adapted itself to the prevailing concerns of the time.
Fluoride of silicon is a gas not easily condensed to a liquid: but is immediately decomposed by water or moist air.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
It may be prepared by the action of hydrofluoric acid upon lime, as directed under Barium, Fluoride of.
Since the fluoride ion is colorless, the color of the soil depends upon the predominant metal in the region.Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
Recently the fluoride of calcium occurring as a by-product has been used in glass-making.
The fluoride, CrF3, results on passing hydrofluoric acid over the heated chloride, and sublimes in needles.
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Any of a number of naturally occurring compounds of the element fluorine. Fluorides have been found to be effective in preventing tooth decay and are routinely added to drinking water in most jurisdictions.