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Sodium Fluoride

This is the story of a little compound named Sodium Fluoride. Enjoy!

Devon Fowler

on 24 March 2013

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Transcript of Sodium Fluoride

Sodium Fluoride Can also be known as... TOOTHPASTE Sodium Fluoride is an ionic compound Characteristics: A colorless solid
Soluble in water
decomposes when heated to produce toxic fumes.
It is corrosive to aluminum NaF The tale of Sodium Fluoride... Once upon a time in the late 19th century, a man named Fredrick Sumner discovered a compound called Sodium Fluoride. He discovered it while experimenting for dental products. and other things... When Sodium Fluoride was first discovered, not many people knew what to do with it. it was used during the Holocaust as nerve gas or a dental product for mind control. Now, because people have come to their senses, it is used in.... Original Uses vs Modern Uses Toothpaste
Treatment for tooth decay
Fluoridation of water
production of steel and aluminum Sodium Fluoride has help us today by... It prevents cavities and tooth decay. It can treat osteoporosis. These are the benefits... These are the harmful aspects... Very poisonous
Can cause cancer, lower your IQ, or cause apathy
In high doses, it can affect the heart
If it is swallowed it can cause stomach pain Whiten teeth
Prevent tooth decay
Cure osteoporosis
Stop cavities
Wood preservative
Some cleaning supplies If there wasn't Sodium Fluoride.... Fun Facts Le Sources Water would be less clean
People would have more cavities
tooth decay would go up 20 to 40 percent
LIVESTRONG (2013). Sodium Fluoride | LIVESTRONG.COM. LIVESTRONG.COM - Lose Weight & Get Fit with Diet, Nutrition & Fitness Tools | LIVESTRONG.COM. Retrieved from http://www.livestrong.com/sodium-fluoride/

SODIUM FLUORIDE | CAMEO Chemicals | NOAA. (2013). Home | CAMEO Chemicals | NOAA. Retrieved from http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/chemical/9070

Sodium fluoride. (2013, March 18). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved March 22, 2013, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium_fluoride It purifies water. It can also be given as a tablet to prevent tooth decay. "It is important in oral health because it enhances tooth mineralization by attracting calcium and phosphate ions to the tooth surface." (LIVESTRONG) The U.S. Center for Disease control named it one of the top achievements in the 20th century. It is used in rat poison. Can prevent growth of bacteria, that is why it is helpful for teeth.
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