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Basic Information of Fluorine Fluorine is from Latin ‘fluee’ meaning flow. It was discovered in 1886 by Henri Moissan. The melting point of fluorine is -219.6 ℃ and the boiling point of fluorine is -188 ℃, fluorine is in group 7, and is also known as a halogen. It is reactive with most elements. The uses of fluorine include, Rocket fuel, Frosted glass, uranium hexafluoride for nuclear power, Cable insulation, Rain boots, clothes, and refrigerator. The effect of fluorine on the human body include, Enhanced teeth and bones, Prevent tartar and found in water and food. People found fluorine in ore has, fluorite, fluorspar. Most fluorine found from fluorite, in fluorite it has 49% of fluorine. I’m going to focus fluorine use in toothpaste. The Issue Fluoride is an essential element in everyday life Fluoride is an ionic structure of fluorine. For example fluorine is F, and Fluoride is F-.…show more content…
In 16 brands of nearly 40 varieties of toothpaste, 3/4 of them is fluoride toothpaste. Fluoride on benefits of teeth in fluoride toothpaste without exception these prominent. However there are a lot of people who believe that is not good for kid use toothpaste with fluoride inside of it. They think is not good for kids, and believe lead to dental fluorosis, excessive fluoride intake can produce spots on teeth. Patients were mostly children. This is because the ability to control the child swallowing is imperfect, opportunities in which kids swallowed too much fluoride toothpaste when brushing their teeth, is an example of a increased intake of fluoride. lso because the boundaries between fluoride preventing tooth decay and fluoride being toxic is very small. fluoride intake of the body is limited, the maximum safe daily intake of 3 mg of fluoride, and for children, 2 mg. -term excessive intake of fluoride, can cause poisoning, and will produced dental fluorosis. It can also cause fluorosis, the body severely deformed
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