Triclosan in Toothpaste: Good or Bad?

Toothpaste manufacturer, Colgate-Palmolive, recently removed triclosan, an antibacterial compound from their toothpaste, and it has not as yet been decided whether it will be banned for good. The popular, antibacterial Colgate Total was recently reformulated into Colgate Total SF. The new version of the toothpaste is advertised to be a better formula altogether, but as […]

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CDC warns that kids are using too much toothpaste

The debate on whether or not children should use their own kid-friendly toothpaste or whether it is fine for them to use normal toothpaste has been an ongoing one – but now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has taken it one step further by stating that children are using too much tooth […]

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The toothbrush of the future

Technology is magnificent. Mundane tasks and objects become extraordinary with just a few modifications, and the toothbrush of the future being one such innovation. The toothbrush is the brainchild of Boie USA. “We have aimed to find that sweet spot; our elastomer bristles are designed to help remove plaque while at the same time reducing […]

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The link between Gum Disease and Alzheimers

Gum disease can be debilitating. There are many types of infections that cause erosion of the gums and teeth, and which could have terrible side effects like bad breath and general mouth pain. It’s a proven fact that your oral hygiene directly affects your overall health and well-being. It is also known to affect the […]

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The dangers of DIY Dentistry

A surprising new trend has been identified, especially among millennials: DIY Dentistry. Now, it is always advised to use a medical professional when diagnosing and treating medical ailments, and the same is true for dentistry. Doing your own dental work, especially work that requires sharp objects poking and prodding your teeth and gums can be […]

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Your 2019 Dental Checklist

Make 2019 the year that you get your dental hygiene in order! Many people neglect their oral hygiene, thinking that they only need to visit the dentist when they have toothache or cavities! But oral care should be part of your daily routine. Recently, scientists linked oral hygiene to heart disease and several types of […]

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