I am one of five siblings raised by a mother who taught us to brush our teeth after eating and, when flossing came along, to "floss the teeth you want to keep."
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Four of us lived where the water was fluoridated when we were young. Those four have had few dental problems or need for repairs. Our sibling, in spite of meticulous dental hygiene, has. I am grateful the water was fluoridated where my family lived when I was young, and appreciate that this community had fluoridated water for my family.