Tag: "fluoride" at medical news
Nanoparticles can track cells deep within living organisms
...st commonly known for being an element included in fluoride
toothpastes. Wickline, who heads the Siteman Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, says this technology offers significant advantages over other cell-labeling technologies under development. "We can tune an MRI scanner to the specific freque...
Forsyth scientists wiping out tooth decay through school-based cavities prevention program
...the latter two based on need: Prophylaxis + fluoride
varnish application Oral hygiene plus toothbrush and fluoride
containing toothpaste Occlusal sealants A simplified and modified filling that requires no drill...
Birkhed receives Research in Dental Caries Award
...ts with periodontal disease (risk evaluation); (3) fluoride
in toothpaste, toothpicks, and chewing gum; (4) caries prevention (professional flossing, chlorhexidine gel, and varnish); (5) epidemiology (caries in toddlers and dental erosion in young men); and (6) saliva (secretion rate, dry mouth, saliva stimul...
Stephen receives Trendley Dean Memorial Award
...HBDEP). Dr. Stephen has also been involved in many fluoride
and fissure sealant studies. Dr. Stephen has now d...ablishing the effectiveness of optimally delivered fluoride
in caries reduction, he undertook a series of major projects to demonstrate the added benefits of fl...
International and American Associations for Dental Research present awards and fellowships
...ldren, with a priority for caries prevention using fluoride
in different formats. This is the 16th year of the Borrow Award, which consists of a cash prize and a plaque. The IADR David B. Scott Fellowship Presented to Amer Muhammad Hussain (University of Alberta, representing the Canadian Division), this ...
IADR to present Behavioral Science Award to Harvard's Douglass
...alth of older adults, risk factors for tooth loss, fluoride
exposure and osteosarcoma, and, most recently, on childhood dental caries. Dr. Douglass received his DDS from Temple University and the MPH and PhD degrees from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His post-doctoral training included...
ADA applauds health claim for fluoridated bottled 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 watercontaining greater than 0.6 and up to 1.0 mg/L total fluoride, and meeting all general requirements for heal...
Use, as well as 'meth mouth,' on the rise
...cco and alcoholic beverages Patients should use fluoride
products to reduce the risk of cavities Establishing more frequent visits to ensure the maintenance of oral health ...
Digital cameras and Internet ease the pain of oral disease
...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...
Tetracycline plus teeth equal gray smile
...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...
Marquis receives major research award
... the pioneers in the study of the basic effects of fluoride
on microbial metabolism. He has long been a leader in this field and has clearly demonstrated that fluoride
at low concentrations has profound effects on bacterial metabolism in dental plaque. He has also bee...
International Association for Dental Research presents awards & fellowships
...ldren, with a priority for caries prevention using fluoride
in different formats. This is the 15th year of the Borrow Award, which consists of a cash prize and a plaque. The IADR David B. Scott Fellowship Presented to Janet D.C. Kan (King's College London Dental Institute, London, UK, representing the Bri...
Research at University of British Columbia receives historical recognition
...noble gas. Bartlett combined xenon with a platinum fluoride
to create the first noble gas compound. Today, noble gas compounds produce laser beams that are used in eye surgery and create anti-tumor agents, and they show promise as green chemistry reagents for more environmentally-friendly processes. James D....
Fluoridated beverage consumption and dental fluorosis: There's a connection
...rotects against dental cavities; however, too much fluoride
during tooth formation can lead to dental fluorosi... likelihood of developing fluorosis. The amount of fluoride
consumed from beverages is due to the amount of beverage consumed and the concentration of fluoride
New study reveals promising osteoporosis treatment
...eloped by combining magnesium (Mg), zinc (Zn), and fluoride
(F) ions in a calcium-phosphate (CaP) matrix does not have the side effects of the current pharmaceutical-based treatments. Perhaps more importantly, a Mg/Zn/F-CaP supplement would be inexpensive to produce and would not require FDA approval. Dr. L...
Fluoride varnish helps prevent tooth decay in very young children
...were randomized into three groups: those receiving fluoride
varnish twice per year, those receiving it once pe...o study findings, children who did not receive any fluoride
varnish were more than twice as likely to develop tooth decay as the children who were assigned to t...
Medications and cough syrups may cause cavities
.... However, when teeth were treated with a topical fluoride
treatment, the decay was minimal. "Although some... if a child does not brush away sugar and acids. A fluoride
toothpaste can provide extra protection against decay. If brushing is not possible, rinsing the mou...
Amoxicillin use during infancy may be linked to tooth enamel defects
...ental fluorosis, a result of exposure to excessive fluoride
during enamel formation, is one of the most common... Fluoride Study, a prospective study investigating fluoride
exposures, biological and behavioral factors, and children's dental health. They followed 579 part...
Two-thirds of patients brush off their dentist's advice, study suggests
...rush your teeth twice a day, for two minutes, with fluoride
toothpaste Avoid eating sugary food, particularly between meals Clean between your teeth, using floss or a mini/interdental toothbrush Stop smoking Take professional advice about looking after your teeth Chew sugar-free gum, particular...