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How fluoride firms up teeth

Computer models show that fluoride locks calcium into your pearly whites.

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  1. de Leeuw, N. H. Resisting the Onset of Hydroxyapatite Dissolution through the Incorporation of Fluoride. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, published online, doi:10.1021/jp036784v (2004).

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Peplow, M. How fluoride firms up teeth. Nature (2004).

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