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Forsyth Scientists Wiping Out Tooth Decay Through School-based Cavities Prevention Program
..., the latter two based on need: 1. Prophylaxis + fluoride
varnish application 2. Oral hygiene plus toothbrush and fluoride
containing toothpaste 3. Occlusal sealants 4. A simplified and modified filling that requires no d...
Anti-Fluoride Claims Discarded As False
...by a Bangor pediatrician, Leo Leonidas that linked fluoride
with autism and lower IQ in children. Leonidas als... Mount Desert Water District who decided to remove fluoride
from the local drinking water. According to this pediatrician, fluoride
can weaken bones in adults. ...
Good Oral Health Practices Should Begin in Infancy
...st birthday. Preventive care such as cleanings and fluoride
treatments provide your child with "smile" insurance. Routine dental exams uncover problems that can be treated in the early stages, when damage is minimal and restorations may be small. When necessary, dental radiographs (X-rays) are taken to see ho...
Fluoridated Water Proves Harmful to Infants.
... The dentists are concerned about the exposure to fluoride
at such a tender age might be disastrous as instead of protecting teeth it might permanently damage them, apart from which it might cause hypothyroidism, lead to weakened bones and even bone cancer boys. This advice is not noticed by many though. Th...
Battle against Gum Disease Acquires new Weapon
...ental routine, including brushing twice a day with fluoride
toothpaste, flossing daily and visiting the dentist regularly, could treat and prevent periodontal disease. He added, "Smoking is also a major cause of gum disease as it increases the amount of plaque produced and starves the gums of oxygen - so if...
Improved Oral Health with Fluoridated water
...ter marketed to infants for whom lesser amounts of fluoride
are appropriate. According to the FDA's Center for Food Safety and applied Nutrition, "the food eligible to bear the claim is bottled water…containing greater than 0.6 and up to 1.0 mg/L total fluoride, and meeting all general requirements for heal...
New Screening System For Early Detection Of Dental Caries in Toddlers
...ndition. If caught early on, parental education, fluoride
treatments and sealants can slow down the decay, allowing teeth to naturally fall out as the child ages. But when the disease progresses unchecked, invasive treatment is the only choice, including sedation and extraction of the tooth. One key to ad...
Treating Tetracycline Stains Made More Affordable With New Treatment
...lves placing the patient on a prescription dose of fluoride
toothpaste for two weeks in order to minimize tooth sensitivity from the whitening solutions. Then, the patient comes in for a one-hour tooth whitening session, where the enamel is painted with the whitening solution and "cured" under a UV light. The...
Dental Hygiene Found Wanting In Children Of Poorer Communities In Scotland
...ued that it would be essential for the addition of fluoride
in the drinking water in deprived communities. It ... improving oral health in children would be to put fluoride
in the water. The BDA's policy is to support water fluoridation, which is targeted at communities wh...
India needs dental health leadership, says expert
... drinks together with lack of proper brushing with fluoride
toothpaste is believed to be the reason why childr... The global campaign aims to promote proper use of fluoride
toothpaste together with awareness campaign on proper dietary habits "to ensure that children born i...
Is There A Strong Link Between Fluoride In Tap Water And Bone Cancer?
...studies it was brought to the public’s notice that fluoride
in water causes discolored teeth. It causes fluor...s research findings that there was no link between fluoride
and cancer, despite extensive research to the contrary by one of his doctoral students. The NIH gave...
A potent causative agent of dental flourosis: Fluoride
...es pertaining to dental health a common concern is fluoride
which is not stopping cavities and is causing disc... study, even though breast milk has 100 times less fluoride
than dentists claim is optimal to reduce cavities. About half of 7 to14-year-old children from fl...
Children Need Regular Fluoride Varnishes
...ems in infants can be reduced by 50% with a single fluoride
varnish treatment per year. This particular treatment does not have any harmful side effects. The fluoride
compound is directly brushed into the teeth. //The Journal of Dental Research published the study fi...
Fluoride Varnish prevents Tooth Decay In Milk Teeth
...earchers at the UCSF School of Dentistry says that fluoride
varnish plays a key role in preventing childhood t...hem randomly into three groups. One group received fluoride
varnish twice a year, the second once a year and the third none at all. It was found that children w...
Polluted Water Prevents Men From Getting Married
...are unable to find brides, as a result of the high fluoride
content in its water. The excessive fluoride
has given rise to several orthopedic problems in the people living in the area.// 'I have two sons...
Distinguished Scientist Award Conferred on University of Rochester Scientists for Work on Preventing Cavities
... juices and frozen foods can imitate the action of fluoride
and prevent cavity formation. "Winning both the junior investigator award and the senior investigator award is a reflection of Rochester's status in the dental research arena," said William Bowen, B.D.S., Ph.D, who nominated both investigators for th...
Syrupy Medicines Increase the Risk of Tooth Decay
..., FAGD. But the report says that when treated with fluoride
preparations the erosion of dental enamel was not so pronounced meaning that it resulted in fewer cavities. “Although some medications are necessary for general health they can be extremely harmful to the teeth if the medicine is given at bedtime or ...
Tooth decay can be prevented by using straw for drinking fizzy drinks
...swallow the drink as soon as you take it. ? Use a fluoride
containing toothpaste. ? Brush your teeth twice a day to reduce plaque and tooth decay. ...
And now candy that is good for your teeth!
...has been named CaviStat(R), is more effective than fluoride
in preventing the formation of cavities and tooth ...d to be a super-saliva complex that picks up where fluoride
has left off," said Dr. Israel Kleinberg, the lead researcher and Founding Chair of the Department o...
Water fluoridation and tooth decay
... fact dentists recommend that kids should be given fluoride
therapy at certain ages when molars are erupting into the oral cavity. Fluoride toothpastes are also recommended. Dental caries is caused as a result of the dissolution of tooth enamel by acids. Improper brushing, eating excess chocolates as well as ...