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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.
Mothers with gestational diabetes transferring harmful 'forever chemicals' to their fetus

Mothers with gestational diabetes transferring harmful 'forever chemicals' to their fetus

Newest e-tattoo could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate

Newest e-tattoo could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate

Charcoal-based toothpaste comes with 'real risks'

Charcoal-based toothpaste comes with 'real risks'

Genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, study finds

Genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, study finds

Nursing, medical, and dental students train together to improve pediatric oral health

Nursing, medical, and dental students train together to improve pediatric oral health

Expanding range and functionality of radiotracers for improved disease diagnosis

Expanding range and functionality of radiotracers for improved disease diagnosis

New imaging technology could help find tiny tumors

New imaging technology could help find tiny tumors

Over 100 children are having rotten teeth removed everyday, says UK government

Over 100 children are having rotten teeth removed everyday, says UK government

Researchers discover facile method for introduction of fluorine atoms into organic molecules

Researchers discover facile method for introduction of fluorine atoms into organic molecules

Kids using too much toothpaste says CDC

Kids using too much toothpaste says CDC

New orthodontic bracket bonding adhesive protects tooth surfaces from decay

New orthodontic bracket bonding adhesive protects tooth surfaces from decay

Prenatal fluoride exposure linked to ADHD symptoms in children

Prenatal fluoride exposure linked to ADHD symptoms in children

Water fluoridation contributes to urinary fluoride levels in pregnant women in Canada

Water fluoridation contributes to urinary fluoride levels in pregnant women in Canada

Cleaning up PFAS-contaminated wastewater with diamond technology

Cleaning up PFAS-contaminated wastewater with diamond technology

New Crest Gum & Enamel Repair toothpaste may boost enamel repair and reverse gingivitis

New Crest Gum & Enamel Repair toothpaste may boost enamel repair and reverse gingivitis

Breakthrough fluorine discovery may impact how pharmaceutical companies develop new drugs

Breakthrough fluorine discovery may impact how pharmaceutical companies develop new drugs

Queen Mary researcher recognized for advances in improving oral health in children

Queen Mary researcher recognized for advances in improving oral health in children

Investigating the Unique Nanomechanical Properties of Tooth Enamel

Investigating the Unique Nanomechanical Properties of Tooth Enamel

Pregnant women’s fluoride exposure linked to lower IQ in babies, study shows

Pregnant women’s fluoride exposure linked to lower IQ in babies, study shows

Study examines link between longitudinal beverage intakes and adolescent caries

Study examines link between longitudinal beverage intakes and adolescent caries