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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.
TOSH Program aims to improve oral-systemic health

TOSH Program aims to improve oral-systemic health

Virginia Tech researchers call for critical review of EPA's secondary standards for drinking water

Virginia Tech researchers call for critical review of EPA's secondary standards for drinking water

Salivary mucins protect teeth from cariogenic bacterium

Salivary mucins protect teeth from cariogenic bacterium

Use of preventive dental care rises among Medicaid-enrolled children in Pennsylvania

Use of preventive dental care rises among Medicaid-enrolled children in Pennsylvania

Scientists combine new type of nanoparticle with photodynamic therapy to kill cancer cells

Scientists combine new type of nanoparticle with photodynamic therapy to kill cancer cells

Tackling poor oral health among athletes

Tackling poor oral health among athletes

Tips for instilling positive dental habits in children

Tips for instilling positive dental habits in children

EPA should lower safe fluoride level goal in public drinking water systems to zero

EPA should lower safe fluoride level goal in public drinking water systems to zero

American scientists develop another groundbreaking click concept: SuFEx

American scientists develop another groundbreaking click concept: SuFEx

Supermint fluoride toothpaste receives American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance

Supermint fluoride toothpaste receives American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance

Dental hygienists prepare to take increased responsibilities for oral health care

Dental hygienists prepare to take increased responsibilities for oral health care

Tom's of Maine offers new natural Toddler Training Toothpaste to help start good brushing habits

Tom's of Maine offers new natural Toddler Training Toothpaste to help start good brushing habits

Red wine could potentially help prevent cavities

Red wine could potentially help prevent cavities

New "18F radiotracers" to detect and track certain diseases in patients

New "18F radiotracers" to detect and track certain diseases in patients

Fluoridating water does not affect children's mental development and adult IQ

Fluoridating water does not affect children's mental development and adult IQ

State highlights: Wis. Bill would limit worker's comp medical costs; Democratic AG in N.C. to appeal abortion ultrasound ruling; Conn. Medicaid primary care docs double since 2011

State highlights: Wis. Bill would limit worker's comp medical costs; Democratic AG in N.C. to appeal abortion ultrasound ruling; Conn. Medicaid primary care docs double since 2011

Dental care in schools for children wipes out social inequities

Dental care in schools for children wipes out social inequities

Kids+Chemical Safety website wins 2013 Risk Communication Award

Kids+Chemical Safety website wins 2013 Risk Communication Award

Fluoridation fails as America's cavity crisis escalates

Fluoridation fails as America's cavity crisis escalates

Colgate offers easy-to-follow tips to help women stay on track for better, healthy lifestyle this year

Colgate offers easy-to-follow tips to help women stay on track for better, healthy lifestyle this year