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Scientists Discover “Safe and Effective” Fluoride Alternative Mineral Compound For Toothpaste via Personal Care Insights

24 August 2023

Hydroxyapatite – a calcium phosphate mineral compound found naturally in teeth and bones – could be just as effective as fluoride when it comes to protecting against dental cavities, potentially offering a new alternative ingredient for toothpaste, according to a new study.

Hydroxyapatite is already known to help patients with gum disease and tooth hypersensitivity, and can easily be included as a part of people’s regular daily cleaning routines.


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