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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.
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

Survey: Over 30% of parents say their children missed school due to oral health problem

Survey: Over 30% of parents say their children missed school due to oral health problem

Imaging technique could help in diagnosis of atherosclerosis in at-risk patients

Imaging technique could help in diagnosis of atherosclerosis in at-risk patients

Graphene coating can help boost chemotherapy treatment

Graphene coating can help boost chemotherapy treatment

New Delta Dental survey finds that 42.5% of expecting moms in U.S. skip a trip to dentist

New Delta Dental survey finds that 42.5% of expecting moms in U.S. skip a trip to dentist

Using graphene as alternative coating for catheters to improve chemotherapy delivery

Using graphene as alternative coating for catheters to improve chemotherapy delivery

New fluorescent probes detect problems related to lysosomes

New fluorescent probes detect problems related to lysosomes

New research project aims to improve oral health among children

New research project aims to improve oral health among children

Researchers developing new mercury-free material to treat tooth decay

Researchers developing new mercury-free material to treat tooth decay

18F-fluoride PET/MR imaging could diagnose cause of foot pain better than other methods

18F-fluoride PET/MR imaging could diagnose cause of foot pain better than other methods

Study finds link between fluoridated water and ADHD prevalence

Study finds link between fluoridated water and ADHD prevalence