Recent Examples of fluoridate from the Web
But the fluoride debate has been reignited by Boynton Beach’s delays in having fluoridated water back on tap.
In 1964, a young lawyer named John Vasconcellos, later a long-serving legislator and figure of Doonesbury fun, led a campaign to fluoridate the water of the San Jose Water Co.
City council member Dan Bostrom noted that city water is fluoridated, and low-income families that avoid city taps aren’t doing any favors to their children’s dental health.
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Definition of fluoridate for English Language Learners
: to add fluoride to (water or toothpaste)
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