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New Process For Testing The Abrasive Effect Of Toothpastes
2012-10-09 16:20:08

There are various types of toothpaste available on the market. They come as pastes and gels, there are some that guard against tooth decay or protect teeth from acid attack, others that are designed for sensitive teeth. But which toothpastes clean well? Which preserve the tooth enamel? A new evaluation method sheds light on the subject. Everyone wants to have beautiful teeth. After all, a perfect set of teeth symbolizes health and youthfulness, and can even influence career prospects. If...

dental filling in ancient tooth
2012-09-20 11:16:52

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The application of new technology to existing materials is happening across every industry, and the fields of archeology and paleontology are producing some revolutionary results with these exciting advances. Another example of just such a development was the revealing of ancient dental work in a 6,500-year-old jawbone that was found in Slovenia over 100 years ago, according to a report of the discovery in the journal PLoS One this...

2010-06-28 07:00:00

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble's Crest® Pro-Health(TM) Sensitive Shield(TM), kicked-off the Summer of Sensitivity campaign today in New York City's Penn Station in partnership with Alison Sweeney and Feeding America -- the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. As part of the promotion, commuters and nearby pedestrians were encouraged to stop by and "trade-up" their sensitivity toothpaste for Crest Pro-Health -- the ONLY leading...

2010-03-16 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Crest is proud to introduce Crest® Pro-Health(TM) Sensitive Shield, the newest addition to the Crest Pro-Health family. For consumers who use the leading sensitivity toothpaste, they may not be getting all the protection they want. Crest Pro-Health is the ONLY leading toothpaste to protect against teeth sensitivity and all these other areas dentists check most: cavities, gingivitis, tartar, plaque, fresh breath, and whitening....

2009-11-16 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly every household has some sort of a first aid kit filled with bandages, antiseptic, ointments and the like. But how many people plan ahead for dental emergencies? According to a recent survey by Majestic Drug Company, a leading provider of oral care products, although one in six Americans had a dental emergency during the past 12 months, most were not prepared to deal with the problem. "You keep medical supplies on hand for cuts and bruises, but...

2009-09-08 07:05:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of Aquafresh(R) and Sensodyne(R) introduce a breakthrough technology in toothpaste - new iso-active(R) Foaming Gel. Iso-active has a revolutionary delivery system that disperses active ingredients quickly, penetrating those hard-to-reach areas of the mouth. According to a recent survey, 68 percent of adults do not realize how much of their tooth surface is actually hidden between the teeth. Generating twice the foam volume as ordinary...

2009-08-25 08:00:00

KENNEBUNK, Maine, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're one of the millions of Americans that have sensitive teeth, you know that the discomfort can really get in the way of enjoying your morning coffee or a bowl of ice cream. This summer, Tom's of Maine is offering consumers the first all-natural fluoride sensitive toothpaste with the added benefit of environmentally sensitive packaging and manufacturing. A first in the oral care category, Tom's of Maine Maximum Strength Sensitive...

2009-07-20 10:39:00

CHICAGO, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The aloe vera plant has a long history of healing power. Its ability to heal burns and cuts and soothe pain has been documented as far back as the 10th century. Recently, aloe vera has gained some popularity as an active ingredient in tooth gel. Similar to its use on skin, the aloe vera in tooth gels is used to cleanse and soothe teeth and gums, and is as effective as toothpaste to fight cavities, according to the May/June 2009 issue of General...

2009-04-16 06:14:00

Local family dentist and other experts on-hand to provide free education ATLANTA, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Atlanta Dogwood Festival from April 17 to 19, Atlanta parents and their children will have an opportunity to learn more about how to protect against a growing dental health concern - acid erosion. At the Sensodyne Dental Health Spa, an interactive consumer experience which will be on display at the festival, area parents can learn more about what causes acid erosion and how to...

2009-04-07 07:14:00

PITTSBURGH, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting from the time they take their children to their first dentist appointment, most parents know how important it is for kids to brush their teeth twice a day and floss regularly to protect against tooth decay. But what they don't know is that cavity protection is no longer enough. Today's modern diets - even those that are seemingly healthy - can contribute to acid erosion, a growing and irreversible problem not only among adults, but for children...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.