Excessive fluoride intake in babies can lead to fluorosis and the appearance of white stains on baby teeth. There are different treatments for removing fluoride stains. Depending on the extent of fluorosis and age, your dentist may use different methods: whitening, resin injections, toothbrushes, etc.
Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral found in soil, water and certain foods. Fluoride helps limit the risk of cavities by strengthening the outer enamel of baby teeth. However, if too much fluoride is ingested, it can accumulate in the inner enamel of the tooth [...]
Our parents and great-grandparents never hesitated to supplement us with fluoride, a trace element that strengthens tooth enamel and helps prevent dental caries. However, giving fluoride in the form of tablets to suck or drops to swallow is now an obsolete practice and not recommended, as the WHO points out! [...]