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Triclosan in Toothpastes Absorbed by Brush Heads
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Triclosan in Toothpastes Absorbed by Brush Heads

Triclosan in toothpastes can be absorbed and later released by toothbrush heads, a new study has found. But triclosan exposure can be limited, such as by using toothbrushes that are the least likely to accumulate the chemical and by changing used toothbrushes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned the use of triclosan in…

All You Need to Know About Salivary Gland Cancer
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All You Need to Know About Salivary Gland Cancer

A common sign that can be used to recognise salivary gland cancer is difficulty opening one’s mouth fully. The human body has a variety of glands that perform numerous vital functions, some of the most important being in the oral cavity. There are three types of salivary glands: The parotid, sublingual and submandibular. Cancer can…

Prehistoric Teeth Spark Debates Over Evolution
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Prehistoric Teeth Spark Debates Over Evolution

If confirmed, that would make the teeth around 6 million years older than fossils for the early-human, African ancestor Australopithecus afarensis, aka Lucy. And the age of the teeth would be over 9 million years older than when anatomically modern humans are thought to have migrated out of Africa. The fossil teeth potentially provide evidence…

The Clinical Benefits of Buffered Lidocaine
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The Clinical Benefits of Buffered Lidocaine

A lower dose of buffered lidocaine may be more effective than a higher but non-buffered dose of the local anaesthetic, according to new research presented at the 2017 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) meeting in San Francisco. In the study, patients reported less pain when injected with 1% buffered lidocaine with epinephrine…

4 Practical Strategies to Control Dental Supply Costs
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4 Practical Strategies to Control Dental Supply Costs

When you consider THE AVERAGE DENTAL PRACTICE SPENDS 6% TO 6.5% OF ITS TOTAL EXPENSE BUDGET ON SUPPLIES, it may seem like a small percentage. But it’s surprising how quickly that percentage can creep into the double digits and impact the bottom line of a practice. Effectively managing your practice supplies reduces waste, lowers costs, and increases profitability. Whether…

8 Million Brits Admit To Using Illegal Teeth Whitener
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8 Million Brits Admit To Using Illegal Teeth Whitener

United Kingdom – Despite numerous reports detailing the side effects of illegal teeth whitening, the temptation to trust unqualified practitioners to create a gleaming white smile is still prevalent in the UK. Recent research has found how one in four adults (24%) have undergone teeth whitening, with almost half (45%) using an illegal provider. Research…

Researchers Explore How Chewing Affects Teeth on the Nanoscale
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Researchers Explore How Chewing Affects Teeth on the Nanoscale

This image shows the nanoscale crystallites that make up tooth enamel before and after researchers applied pressure. Credit: University of Arkansas Food leaves permanent traces on teeth. Cows chewing on grass, tigers tearing up a piece of raw meat and humans munching on tortilla chips all end up with tiny scratches and nicks on the…

5 Hollywood Smile Secrets From A Celeb Dentist
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5 Hollywood Smile Secrets From A Celeb Dentist

5 Hollywood Smile Secrets From A Celeb Dentist  Let’s face it: teeth aren’t the most exciting topic in the beauty world, but having a great smile is on everyone’s wish list. Luckily for Us, Dr Michael Apa, dentist to stars including Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen gave us the rundown on all of the ways to get your smile red-carpet…

Dental Consumables Market to Touch US $34.50 Bn by 2021
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Dental Consumables Market to Touch US $34.50 Bn by 2021

Zion Market Research, the market research group announced the analysis report titled ‘Dental Consumables Market Pegged to Demand US$34.50 Bn by the end of 2021’ Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Dental Consumables Market by Product Type (Dental Implants, Dental Crowns, and Bridges, Dental Biomaterials, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Peridontics and Others) – Global…

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