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Dentist creates petition to stop sales of dangerously acidic dry mouth products
Dentist creates petition to stop sales of dangerously acidic dry mouth productsThe petition targets seven manufacturers of oral care products that are proven to cause tooth erosion.
Study shows toothpaste alone doesn’t protect enamel or prevent erosion
Study shows toothpaste alone doesn’t protect enamel or prevent erosionA team of researchers analyzed nine toothpastes on the market that claimed to have desensitizing or anti-erosive properties.
Can tooth loss lead to cardiovascular disease?
Can tooth loss lead to cardiovascular disease?New research shows a link between middle-aged tooth loss and an increased cardiovascular disease risk.
Are dentists getting greedy over X-rays?
Are dentists getting greedy over X-rays?X-rays should be performed only when clinically appropriate, but a new study finds that dentists often take money into consideration.
Bubbles are a dentist's best friend
Bubbles are a dentist's best friendThey might be small, but bubbles can make your patients' teeth cleaner.
Study finds office-based dental anesthesia is on the rise
Study finds office-based dental anesthesia is on the riseResearchers discovered a surprising trend in where dental anesthesia is being performed.
Study finds link between oral bacteria and increased risk of esophageal cancer
Study finds link between oral bacteria and increased risk of esophageal cancerNew research shows that certain oral bacteria that cause periodontal disease may also cause esophageal cancer.
The risks and rewards of mail-order braces
The risks and rewards of mail-order bracesWhile mail-order aligners continue to grow in popularity, several organizations are speaking up about the risks associated with this treatment.
The top 10 dental discoveries of 2017Dental research came a long way this year, and some studies stood out above the rest.
Are activated charcoal oral care products safe to use?
Are activated charcoal oral care products safe to use?New lab results indicate that My Magic Mud products fall comfortably within range of safety, refuting claims made by Colgate and the ADA.