50-Year-Old Fluoride Mystery Closer to Being Solved

08/05/2013 15:10
Date: 08 May 2013 Time: 10:31 AM ET

The more than 50-year-old mystery of how fluoride battles tooth decay may be one step closer to being solved, researchers say.

The study suggests that fluoride works by reducing the ability of bacteria to stick to teeth, making the germs easier to wash away with saliva, brushing and other activities. [Read more] ...