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Fluoride is Important
Even though Virginia Beach's city water contains fluoride, children still need supplemental fluoride beyond that found in water to help prevent cavities. Parents must note that too much fluoride can cause fluorosis, which is permanent white to brown discoloration of the enamel of the teeth. It's essential that parents talk with a pediatrician or their child's dentist to make sure their child is getting the appropriate amount of fluoride.​​