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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.
Meda inks agreement to acquire ZpearPoint AS

Meda inks agreement to acquire ZpearPoint AS

Study recommends cutting down on sweet additive to reduce tooth decay

Study recommends cutting down on sweet additive to reduce tooth decay

‘Pioneering’ non-invasive coronary plaque imaging revealed

‘Pioneering’ non-invasive coronary plaque imaging revealed

ASTRO to award $8,000 Survivor Circle grants to two Georgia cancer patient support groups

ASTRO to award $8,000 Survivor Circle grants to two Georgia cancer patient support groups

Website publishes information on exposure to chemicals in toys

Website publishes information on exposure to chemicals in toys

Fluoride added to water supplies reduces tooth decay in children

Fluoride added to water supplies reduces tooth decay in children

KU researchers receives grant to create new program to help American Indian students stop smoking

KU researchers receives grant to create new program to help American Indian students stop smoking

State highlights: Disabled at risk at Calif. facilities, audit finds; Advocates push for single policy for kids' medical, dental coverage in exchange plans; Ga. maternal mortality

State highlights: Disabled at risk at Calif. facilities, audit finds; Advocates push for single policy for kids' medical, dental coverage in exchange plans; Ga. maternal mortality

Spodak Dental Group offers tips to keep your mouth healthy

Spodak Dental Group offers tips to keep your mouth healthy

Viewpoints: Sen. Alexander sees reflections of Oliver North in Sebelius' quest to raise funds; vaccine scare's legacy

Viewpoints: Sen. Alexander sees reflections of Oliver North in Sebelius' quest to raise funds; vaccine scare's legacy

New report analyzes economic viability of practicing midlevel dental providers in US

New report analyzes economic viability of practicing midlevel dental providers in US

Fluoride in drinking water and oral-care products prevents tooth decay, shows research

Fluoride in drinking water and oral-care products prevents tooth decay, shows research

Nine Nobel laureates to present their research at American Chemical Society meeting

Nine Nobel laureates to present their research at American Chemical Society meeting

Fluoridated drinking water provides dental health benefits to adults

Fluoridated drinking water provides dental health benefits to adults

Indian researchers use plants for herbal defluoridation of drinking water

Indian researchers use plants for herbal defluoridation of drinking water

Common mouthwash advice ‘not evidence-based’

Common mouthwash advice ‘not evidence-based’

Some nicotine-free snus products can increase risk of caries

Some nicotine-free snus products can increase risk of caries

Five tips to help patients care for their appliances and teeth during treatment

Five tips to help patients care for their appliances and teeth during treatment

PAC program improves children’s dental care, may serve as invaluable tool for dental students

PAC program improves children’s dental care, may serve as invaluable tool for dental students

Combined medical–dental visits for infants could reduce Medicaid payouts

Combined medical–dental visits for infants could reduce Medicaid payouts