Fluoride: how a simple charged atom became such a charged topic

If you’ve ever been bored while brushing your teeth, you might have picked up your tube of toothpaste and read it over. Chances are, amongst promises of fresher breath and whiter teeth, you’ll come across the following words: “with fluoride”. Fluoride is the ionized form of the element fluorine, meaning it consists of a fluorideContinue reading “Fluoride: how a simple charged atom became such a charged topic”