[floo r-i-dahyz, flawr-, flohr-]
verb (used with object), fluor·i·dized, fluor·i·diz·ing.
to treat, impregnate, or affect with a fluoride.
Also especially British, fluor·i·dise.
Origin of fluoridize
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The therapeutic use of fluorides to reduce the incidence of dental decay, as by topical application of fluoride agents to the teeth.
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