As dentists, we have always maintained that nothing can be as good as natural teeth. Traditionally the goal of every dentist has been to save as much of and as many natural teeth as possible. All preventive dentistry procedures are aimed to avoid or minimize the DMF score. DMF stands for Decayed, Missing and Filled surfaces.
Is Tap Water Good For Preventing Cavities? The short answer is Yes… At certain concentrations fluoride bonds with developing enamel making it stronger and more resistant to cavities. Typical spring bottled waters are not monitored and can have too little or too much fluoride.