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A potent causative agent of dental flourosis: Fluoride

...dental fluorosis without any benefit of less tooth decay and growing evidence links fluoride to hypersensitivities, bone damage, thyroid problems and more.”...

Unilever And World Dental Federation Team Up To Improve Oral Health In North Africa, Middle East and Turkey

...ng Director at Unilever. In these countries, tooth decay or caries is on the rise, sugar consumption has jumped by 30 percent between 1991 and 2002 and "smoking and the consumption of smokeless tobacco called 'shammaah'" is very high. These result in the increase in rates of oral cancer as well. "This is a...

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Affects Kids Physically and Emotionally

...re decayed that is called as the baby bottle tooth decay syndrome. Indeed, it leaves quite a lot of scars, physical and emotional as the kid enters early childhood. But following certain guidelines can help prevent this condition. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that parents should...

Children Need Regular Fluoride Varnishes

... did not receive fluoride varnish developing tooth decay are much higher, according to the research study. Parents should take their children for a dental visit right from the age of one year, in addition to ensuring regular dental varnishes to the children. Most of the children who participated in this st...

Annual Dental Checkups in Children Lagging Behind

...year. This scenario is prevalent even though tooth decay is a major problem in childhood and can be prevented by simple measures. AHRQ's Medical Expenditures Panel Survey (MEPS) said that 49 percent of the 32 million American children did not get dental checkups in 2003. * The survey also revealed that...

Fluoride Varnish prevents Tooth Decay In Milk Teeth

...a long way towards reducing the incidence of tooth decay in childhood, the study says. The researchers ex...de varnish had double the risk of developing tooth decay as children who did get fluoride varnish. "First, the results support the use of fluoride varnish to...

Distinguished Scientist Award Conferred on University of Rochester Scientists for Work on Preventing Cavities

...rk on ways to stop microorganisms that cause tooth decay and cavities. Koo, who is a member of the faculty on the Eastman Department of Dentistry, will receive the Young Investigator Award, while Marquis, who is a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, has been conferred the Senior Inv...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Can Be Prevented?

...sault or a serious accident. Such memories don’t decay and researchers are asking the patients to explain about their experience and then administer the drug, Propranolol to prevent storage of these events in the blunt memory. But this treatment also has a lot of disadvantages like it cannot be given t...

Tooth decay can be prevented by using straw for drinking fizzy drinks

...y drinks (Soft drinks) increases the risk of tooth decay as it damages the tooth enamel due to the high con...id, sugar and starch which increases risk of tooth decay which cannot be repaired if affected//. The Mayo clinic has reported ways by which tooth decay due t...

Tooth Decay Bacteria Unaffected By Altered Biochemical Pathway

...University of Florida have revealed that the tooth decay causing bacteria can carry out its destructive wor...mbrane function is determined by proteins." Tooth decay is caused when these bacteria thrive in acidic environment and begin to attack and dissolve the enam...

Acute Shortage Of Dentists in UK: Oral Care for Elders To Suffer A Setback

...e younger generation regarding treatment for tooth decay and dental filling. The situation has drawn attent...ld people with increased risk of developing dental decay at the earliest so that timely treatment can be instituted. The importance of healthy eating habits,...

Scottish Children Have Worst Dental Health In Europe

... the findings of a variety of studies conducted on decay in the milk teeth. Faulty brushing habits coupled ...es are generally responsible for triggering dental decay or dental caries. 'Tooth decay in young children is a problem that can be beaten. Our guidelines s...

And now candy that is good for your teeth!

...liva we are able to attack all stages of the tooth decay process at the same time." CaviStat was created ... be used to make the first candy that fights tooth decay as well as fluoride does, Mitchell Goldberg, President of Ortek, said the company will launch its fi...

Water fluoridation and tooth decay

...ion significantly reduces the occurrence of dental decay in school children. The results present a powerful...n in Grand Rapids in USA in 1945. Since then tooth decay has significantly come down in fluoridated areas. However, experts warn that excess fluorides cause ...

Breast milk promotes cavity formation in babies

...te that breast milk had a potential to cause tooth decay faster than cow's milk. Baby mice did develop cavities and dental erosion when they were fed sweet liquids like soda and honey-sweetened water. Human milk did slow down the process of cavity formation, but this effect was substantially less as compar...

Researchers Discover New Clues To Identify Tooth Decay

...new ways to diagnose dental // problems like tooth decay in children. Researchers at the University of Was...robes. Results found that children with no tooth decay had higher levels of one particular type of AMP (alpha-defensin) than children with tooth decay. The...

Post-Menopausal Status May Cause Tooth Decay

...Journal of Periodontology. Information on Tooth decay in Medindia: Tooth decay is the most important cause of tooth loss in children and younger people. A number of microorganisms...

Light can help fight gum bacteria

...o an adult and leads to severe toothache and tooth decay that can lead to decay of the bones ultimately. Using light exposure to kill bacteria may become better good way to treat p...

Futuristic devices are here to take care of dental problems

...acteria and drill that use air and water to remove decay in tooth. Link: http://www.cds.org/media/release_detail.wu4?articleid=b69da66f...

Composite fillings to hasten work procedures

...he hydroxyapatite in areas of the tooth damaged by decay — caries — helping the tooth structure to repair itself.ACP has been around for decades, but this new compound has the unique ability to incorporate with photocurable polymer composite resins — making it stable or degradable, depending on your intend...

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