About the book
Fluoride is one of the most versatile classes of chemical compounds. It is used widely in various applications in public health, medicine, and related industries, creating an extensive interface of exposure to human beings and the environment. At the moment, it is estimated that over 200 million people in at least 35 countries of the world are affected by excessive fluoride exposure. For this reason, the fate of fluoride in the environment and the topical use of fluoride in dental hygiene continue to attract a high level of attention among researchers around the world.
The purpose of this book is to present a survey of cross-cutting topics on fluoride including, but not limited to: chemistry, occurrences, pollution effects, and their remediation, and to present projections for future scenarios in application, trends in environmental pollution, emerging issues in toxicology, and cutting-edge remediation, being presented by the research and technological communities around the globe. The intention is to provide a one-stop in-depth resource for students and workers in policy making, academia, industry, technology, environment, and related fields, who are involved in the work with fluorides in one way or another, and also for those who anticipate to join the fluoride research.