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Can a green tea extract help prevent cavities?
Can a green tea extract help prevent cavities?Researchers in China have discovered that a nutrient in green tea may help treat tooth sensitivity—and prevent cavities in those patients.
Double Take: "Enamelast tends to have excellent adhesion to the tooth surface…”
Double Take: "Enamelast tends to have excellent adhesion to the tooth surface…”One dentist’s take on this flavored fluoride varnish from Ultradent.
How to use a glass ionomer to fill an occlusal caries lesion
How to use a glass ionomer to fill an occlusal caries lesionWhy the Ketac Universal Aplicap Glass Ionomer Restorative from 3M is an excellent choice for pediatric dental procedures.
I Use That: BioCoat
I Use That: BioCoatOne dentist explains the benefits of using this bioactive sealant from Premier Dental Products.
Can long-term breastfeeding lead to dental caries?
Can long-term breastfeeding lead to dental caries?Researchers have discovered that children who are breastfed for two years or longer may be at a higher risk of developing cavities.
How to decrease chair time and sensitivity with reliable bulk fill restoratives
How to decrease chair time and sensitivity with reliable bulk fill restorativesUsing bulk fill resin composites can produce less volumetric polymerization shrinkage.
Study finds that yeast-bacteria interaction may be causing tooth decay in toddlers
Study finds that yeast-bacteria interaction may be causing tooth decay in toddlersResearchers from the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that a fungus may be contributing to tooth decay in children.
Should sugary snacks feature cigarette-style health warnings?
Should sugary snacks feature cigarette-style health warnings?Health officials in Britain hope the warnings may decrease tooth decay and obesity in children.
Enhancing patient communication with DEXIS CariVu
Enhancing patient communication with DEXIS CariVuOne dentist’s take on how CariVu helps patients better understand their treatment.
Case study: Reducing caries and improving gingival status while sleeping
Case study: Reducing caries and improving gingival status while sleepingOne study takes a look at the effectiveness of using OraCoat XyliMelts.