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Fluoride is a form of the element fluorine that helps prevent tooth decay. Fluoride may be naturally present in drinking water or may be added to it. Fluoride may also be put directly on the teeth, as a gel, toothpaste, or a rinse.
Exposure to EDCs alters thyroid hormone signalling, early brain development in frog embryos

Exposure to EDCs alters thyroid hormone signalling, early brain development in frog embryos

WHO report: 1.7 million children die every year due to unhealthy environments

WHO report: 1.7 million children die every year due to unhealthy environments

Tailored preventive oral health intervention improves cleanliness of teeth, dentures among older adults

Tailored preventive oral health intervention improves cleanliness of teeth, dentures among older adults

Environmental engineers testing promising new way to clean up harmful contaminants

Environmental engineers testing promising new way to clean up harmful contaminants

Professor Robert Hill presents first data on dental fillings for smart repair of tooth decay

Professor Robert Hill presents first data on dental fillings for smart repair of tooth decay

Study uses mathematical models to examine link between water fluoridation and diabetes

Study uses mathematical models to examine link between water fluoridation and diabetes

Study compares efficacy of SDF in arresting root caries in elders from different fluoridated areas

Study compares efficacy of SDF in arresting root caries in elders from different fluoridated areas

NaF-PET/CT scans can accurately detect bone metastases in advanced prostate cancer patients

NaF-PET/CT scans can accurately detect bone metastases in advanced prostate cancer patients

Report highlights parlous state of British children's teeth

Report highlights parlous state of British children's teeth

New BioMinF toothpaste ingredient helps prevent decay and treat sensitivity

New BioMinF toothpaste ingredient helps prevent decay and treat sensitivity

PDA encourages parents to help children develop healthy oral health habits

PDA encourages parents to help children develop healthy oral health habits

Chattem’s ACT Advanced Care Mouthwash designated as 2016 Product of the Year

Chattem’s ACT Advanced Care Mouthwash designated as 2016 Product of the Year

Parents need to take active role in oral health of children

Parents need to take active role in oral health of children

TSRI scientists receive $2.1 million NIH grant to create new library of drug candidates

TSRI scientists receive $2.1 million NIH grant to create new library of drug candidates

Children at higher risk of developing cavities not getting needed preventive dental care

Children at higher risk of developing cavities not getting needed preventive dental care

PET-MRI combination may change management of high-risk cancer patients

PET-MRI combination may change management of high-risk cancer patients

Tooth decay can be prevented without the need for traditional 'fill and drill' approach

Tooth decay can be prevented without the need for traditional 'fill and drill' approach

USC discoveries propose promising method to eliminate pain associated with tooth decay

USC discoveries propose promising method to eliminate pain associated with tooth decay

Brush DJ app encourages youngsters to adopt and maintain oral health care routine

Brush DJ app encourages youngsters to adopt and maintain oral health care routine

Griffith research aims to combat tooth decay problems in Australian children

Griffith research aims to combat tooth decay problems in Australian children