Should I worry about getting too much fluoride from drinking tea?
Green tea, as well as black tea, contains a small amount of fluoride. Excess fluoride can cause teeth and bones to become brittle (a condition called "fluorosis"). This is unlikely to occur with consumption of just a few cups of tea daily, but has occurred in people habitually consuming very large amounts of tea. For more details, see the see the "Concerns and Cautions" section of the Green Tea Review (Including Brewable, Bottled, Matcha, and Supplements) >>