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April 23, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Embracing “Friendly” Bacteria for Better Oral Health

by Fanshawe

For several decades, the frontline defense against cavities and other oral health issues has focused on removing bacteria. To date, brushing and regular dental cleanings are viewed as the best tools for maintaining healthy mouths. Yet, joint research by London-based

November 15, 2016 News Dental CareDiseaseNewsOral Health

Researchers Find Impact of Seemingly Harmless Bacteria on Oral Health

by Oral Health

Researchers at the University at Buffalo have received a $239,000 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to study what happens when seemingly harmless bacteria overstay their welcome. The research, led by Jason Kay, PhD, assistant professor

January 24, 2012 News Decay assessment and prevention

Dried Licorice Root Fights Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

by ken

From WebDental – Dr. Carey Feuerman – January 14, 2012 Scientists are reporting identification of two substances in licorice — used extensively in Chinese traditional medicine — that kill the major bacteria responsible for tooth decay and gum disease, the

September 6, 2011 News General News

Scrubs – a funny TV show, a not so funny vector of infection

by ken

From Dental Tribune JERUSALEM, Israel: White coats are a possible source of potentially pathogenic bacteria, a new study has shown. Researchers at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem investigated the rate of potentially pathogenic bacteria present on uniforms worn by

July 13, 2011 News Endodontics

Mechanism of Action of Calcium and Hydroxyl Ions of Calcium Hydroxide on Tissue and Bacteria ‘or’ THE MAGIC WHITE POWDER

by ken

The use of calcium hydroxide as an interim therapeutic agent for all endo cases other than vital cases remains a political football. I encourage you to visit the link below and make up your own mind. Image via Wikipedia http://blackstar.forp.usp.br/bdj/t0262.html Related

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I hate your guts takes on a whole new meaning – Bacterial Ecosystems Divide People Into 3 Groups, Scientists Say

by ken

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August 21, 2010 News Decay assessment and prevention

Here comes the sun, doo doo doo doo…it’s allright

by ken

Why you’d want to forgo a teeth-brushing session with some delightful Indian curry, caramel or darjeeling tea-flavored toothpaste I’d never know. Still, at least this solar-powered toothbrush would save you money over extended use. 120 teenagers will be putting the Soladey-J3X toothbrush