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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.
Simple technique could be a powerful solution for disposing ‘forever chemicals’

Simple technique could be a powerful solution for disposing ‘forever chemicals’

New method could lead to more efficient production of next-generation antibiotics

New method could lead to more efficient production of next-generation antibiotics

Acids in sugar-free beverages could erode tooth enamel, research finds

Acids in sugar-free beverages could erode tooth enamel, research finds

Covalent protein nanobodies for neutralizing SARS-CoV-2 and its variants

Covalent protein nanobodies for neutralizing SARS-CoV-2 and its variants

SARS-CoV-2 ORF6 inhibits mRNA export to favour viral translation and suppress innate signalling

SARS-CoV-2 ORF6 inhibits mRNA export to favour viral translation and suppress innate signalling

Hollow fiber membranes efficiently remove synthetic SARS-CoV-2 from the air

Hollow fiber membranes efficiently remove synthetic SARS-CoV-2 from the air

Study reveals how online misinformation 'ticks' and suggests new strategy to stop it

Study reveals how online misinformation 'ticks' and suggests new strategy to stop it

Research expands the general understanding of transcription process in bacteria

Research expands the general understanding of transcription process in bacteria

Hygienists brace for pitched battles with dentists in fights over practice laws

Hygienists brace for pitched battles with dentists in fights over practice laws

Research examines the effectiveness of various oral hygiene tools

Research examines the effectiveness of various oral hygiene tools

Child's toothbrushing habits linked to mother's mental health

Child's toothbrushing habits linked to mother's mental health

Use of topical fluorides for caries prevention in primary teeth

Use of topical fluorides for caries prevention in primary teeth

Electrospun nanofibrous filters capture 99.9 percent of coronavirus aerosols, study finds

Electrospun nanofibrous filters capture 99.9 percent of coronavirus aerosols, study finds

Researchers reveal urban-rural disparity in U.S. children's oral health

Researchers reveal urban-rural disparity in U.S. children's oral health

New xylem filters can remove bacteria and viruses from contaminated drinking water

New xylem filters can remove bacteria and viruses from contaminated drinking water

School-based cavity prevention program reduces health disparities, brings dental care to children

School-based cavity prevention program reduces health disparities, brings dental care to children

New poll highlights how COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted children's dental care

New poll highlights how COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted children's dental care

Study proves how nitrate reduces blood pressure and improves oral health

Study proves how nitrate reduces blood pressure and improves oral health

New dental treatment helps fill cavities and insurance gaps for seniors

New dental treatment helps fill cavities and insurance gaps for seniors

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

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