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ADA: Many adults won't visit dentist this year

January 16, 2015 - Oral Care Industry News
An ADA study shows that many Americans have no plans to visit the dentist in the next 12 months because of cost and other complications. Click to read article

3-D printing designs new jaw for cancer patient

November 13, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
A 41-year-old Indian man got a new upper jaw and teeth thanks to 3-D printing. Click to read article

Cities without fluoridated public water: Do you live here?

November 4, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Of the 50 largest cities in the country, six do not add fluoride to their water. Those cities are ... Click to read article

Study: Britons have more gum disease today than in Roman times

October 27, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Skulls from an ancient British population had fewer signs of gingivitis and periodontitis compared to modern-day Britons. Click to read article

New campaign encourages welfare recipients to brush teeth in New Zealand

October 8, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
New Zealand's recent oral health campaign is raising eyebrows. See how it stacks up compared to U.S. methods. Click to read article

Study: Daily sugar intake must be reduced

September 30, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
The average American consumes about 3 pounds of sugar each week. It's time to start cutting back. Click to read article

Baseball players and chewing tobacco

September 23, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
After the death of hall of famer Tony Gwynn and Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's struggle with squamous cell carcinoma, health officials are taking a deeper look into the connection between baseball and smokeless tobacco. Click to read article

CDC: Millions of kids don't have preventive dental care

September 17, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Millions of infants, children and adolescents in the U.S. are not receiving preventive dental services, according to a September 2014 report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click to read article

Ditch your hollow-head toothbrush

September 4, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Electric toothbrushes with hollow heads may retain up to 3,000 times the bacterial growth than those with solid heads. Click to read article

September is Healthy Aging Month

September 3, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
If you think you're too old to reinvent your oral hygiene routine, think again. Click to read article

World's first conference on indigenous oral health

August 26, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Dental experts are gathering at the University of Adelaide in South Australia to narrow the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous oral health.  Click to read article

Leading cause of cavities, S. mutans, evolved over time

July 30, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
In a recent study, researchers analyzed how the cavity-causing bacteria S. mutans adapted to humans' diets. Click to read article

9 most common tooth brushing mistakes

July 28, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Here are the top nine mistakes people make when brushing their teeth. Click to read article

Get rid of garlic breath

June 26, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Garlic is a main offender of bad breath. Find out how to get rid of halitosis! Click to read article

Periodontal bacteria disable immune system cells

June 18, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
A keystone pathogen called Porphyromonas gingivalis disarms the immune system to cause inflammation in many forms of gum disease.  Click to read article

Some saliva substitutes for dry mouth erode enamel

June 4, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Some saliva substitutes used to treat severe forms of dry mouth - such as for people who have undergone chemotherapy - in fact worsen their oral health. Click to read article

New technique to expose pathogen-causing bacteria in mouth

May 21, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
A new approach that color-codes bacteria in the oral cavity could lead to new methods of treating bacterial infections. Click to read article

3 easy tricks to reduce the risk of cavities

May 12, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
These simple, little-known tips can help fight off tooth decay as well as bad breath.  Click to read article

1 in 3 Americans didn't visit a dentist last year

May 5, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
According to a new Gallup poll, about one-third of Americans reported not visiting the dentists within the past 12 months. Income, more than age, race or geographic location, makes the most difference.  Click to read article

Anti-aging ingredient found in green tea

April 29, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Camellia sinensis leaf, commonly referred to as green tea extract, has antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic properties and is used in TheraBreath Plus Oral Rinse.  Click to read article

Kitchen a source of drug-resistant bacteria

April 21, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
According to a new study, cutting boards used to prepare raw poultry can become contaminated with antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as E. coli.  Click to read article

Communication is key during dentist visit

April 17, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Most dentists who have dissatisfied patients are not aware of it, according to a new study. To experience a pleasant visit, it's helpful to speak up. Click to read article

The mobile dentistry movement

April 14, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
In a new wave of dentistry, mobile hygienists can clean teeth anywhere. Click to read article

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April 8, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Alcohol causes a host of health problems, from liver disease to heart issues to halitosis. This month, U.S. health officials are raising awareness about this drug.  Click to read article

Surprising foods that whiten your teeth

March 25, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
While coffee, berries, wine and other food and drink can stain the teeth, certain foods can actually enhance the whiteness of your smile. Click to read article

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