Designed to improving flossing habits and compliance with home care recommendations for patients with orthodontic appliances, bridges or dental implants, EasyThread Floss is threader floss packaged in a traditional floss dispenser.
According to a recent study, 17% of adults in Australia do not eat particular types of food because of the presence of dental problems. The study was carried out by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and was discussed in report on oral health conditions in 2011.
Dental professionals in Germany are urging caution against assuming that stevia, a widely known sugar substitute, is safer to teeth than granulated sugar. The dentists say that this assumption is not supported by adequate scientific evidence.
Dental care professionals from Eludril and Elgydium report in their presentation at a meeting of the Society for General Microbiology that gum disease can be linked to heart disorders later on. Historically, dental experts have highlighted various theories connecting gum disease to cardiac disorders.
Karen Isbister and Carrie Clotworthy, 2 dental hygiene professionals from the United States, recently created a new app to help dental hygiene students studying oral hygiene. In 2011, both dentist hygenists designed ‘Pass It’ which includes 1,000 dental hygiene questions in a board-style game. The new app can be used on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
According to a new study, liquorice has at least two substances that can alter the growth of a number of bacterial organisms that cause tooth decay and gum disease. The findings of the study appear in the Journal of Natural Products.
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The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has recently produced guidelines for infant oral health. The guidelines recommend parents take their newly born babies, 6-12 months, to the dentist for an examination.
Dentisan, a company that provides infection control solutions, has recently launched a new website that is stated to be an educational portal meant to address dental professionals. Since its launch a few weeks ago, Dentisan’s new website has been receiving positive feedback.
A number of dental professionals in the US have encouraged the use of sugarfree chewing gum to fight tooth decay. It is recommended that high risk patients use this gum during the day to reduce the incidence of decay.