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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.
Rice engineers find efficient catalyst for destroying PFAS 'forever' chemicals

Rice engineers find efficient catalyst for destroying PFAS 'forever' chemicals

New metal-free methodology for fluorination of aliphatic hydrocarbon bonds

New metal-free methodology for fluorination of aliphatic hydrocarbon bonds

Water fluoridation not linked to increased risk of osteosarcoma, study shows

Water fluoridation not linked to increased risk of osteosarcoma, study shows

Study discovers inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 entry priming protein by approved drug

Study discovers inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 entry priming protein by approved drug

Know your ions – overcoming the limits of HPLC with ion chromatography

Know your ions – overcoming the limits of HPLC with ion chromatography

TitrIC flex – fully automated system for comprehensive water analysis

TitrIC flex – fully automated system for comprehensive water analysis

Study reveals how overexposure to fluoride causes defects in tooth enamel

Study reveals how overexposure to fluoride causes defects in tooth enamel

PFAS associated with greater tooth decay in children

PFAS associated with greater tooth decay in children

Sugary diet can promote periodontal diseases

Sugary diet can promote periodontal diseases

Vitamin D in pregnancy reduces risk of enamel defects in offspring

Vitamin D in pregnancy reduces risk of enamel defects in offspring

Mother's obesity in pregnancy linked to impaired motor skills and lower IQ in boys

Mother's obesity in pregnancy linked to impaired motor skills and lower IQ in boys

Simple, new test can detect dangerous levels of fluoride in drinking water

Simple, new test can detect dangerous levels of fluoride in drinking water

A dentist's drill may not be the best way to manage tooth decay in children

A dentist's drill may not be the best way to manage tooth decay in children

Tips to help older adults maintain good oral health

Tips to help older adults maintain good oral health

Oral health plays increasing role in overall health of the elderly

Oral health plays increasing role in overall health of the elderly

Fluoride varnish: is there any benefit?

Fluoride varnish: is there any benefit?

Common bacterium can chew through PFAS and other difficult-to-remove pollutants

Common bacterium can chew through PFAS and other difficult-to-remove pollutants

Several maternal fluoride-offspring IQ studies should provoke moratorium on fluoridation

Several maternal fluoride-offspring IQ studies should provoke moratorium on fluoridation

ADHA comments on a study linking maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy and children's IQ scores

ADHA comments on a study linking maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy and children's IQ scores

Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite frequent brushing

Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite frequent brushing