Tag: Fluoride

FDA Updates Fluoride Level Standard For Bottled Water

FDA proposed to update the allowable levels of fluoride in bottled water. The action was made to ensure that the public gets the benefits of fluoride, without experiencing its adverse effects.

Public Health April 4, 2019

Kids Are Using Too Much Toothpaste; Here's What The CDC Recommends

The government health agency found that many young kids are using too much toothpaste than they should be. This could lead to streaks on the teeth when they age.

Public Health February 2, 2019

Fluoride Used In Toothpaste Could Be Key To Longer Battery Life

The same fluoride used in toothpaste may be the future of batteries. Researchers discovered that fluoride-based batteries have a longer lifespan than lithium ions, but future work is needed to stabilize it for everyday use.

Material Science December 7, 2018

US Lowers Fluoride Recommendations In Water - Were Conspiracy Theorists Right?

Fluoride is found in water supplies around the country, but the federal government is now lowering the recommendations for added levels of the mineral. Have conspiracy theorists been right all along?

Life April 27, 2015

Fluoride toothpaste should be used by kids with first teeth: Pediatricians

Children should be provided with toothpaste including fluoride, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Life August 26, 2014

Parents - start your kids on fluoride at an early age, AAP says

Doctors are recommending parents start their kids on toothpaste with fluoride as soon as their baby teeth start kicking in. Fluoride has a long history of preventing tooth decay in children.

Life August 25, 2014

Vacuum ultraviolet lamp: Why scientists are going gaga over it

A new method of manufacturing lights capable of producing vacuum UV light promises a new generation of the devices. Here's what so special about this newest advance.

April 23, 2014

Kids should use fluoride toothpaste very early: ADA

ADA has recommended that parents should use rice-grain-size fluoride toothpaste for their child's first teeth and increase this later on to pea-size blobs when they reach the age of three.

Life February 13, 2014

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