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Taking inspiration from Mother Nature, researchers have reported an advance toward preventing the tooth sensitivity that affects millions of people around the world.
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Triclosan, an antibacterial widely used in soaps, deodorants, toothpastes and other body-care products, reduces muscular strength.
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Almost all Swedes regularly brush with fluoride toothpaste, yet only one in 10 knows how to wield the brush to prevent tooth decay.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 17:19
Brushing your teeth twice daily may be sensible advice, but rubbing toothpaste on your gums after lunch also hugely lowers the risk of developing cavities.
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Fluoride in some toothpaste & mouthwash, believed to prevent tooth decay, may actually be ineffective.
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An antibacterial chemical commonly used in toothpastes may pose a threat to your health.
Last Updated: Friday, January 22, 2010, 00:00
Toothpastes with high concentration of fluoride prevent tooth decay in kids but they also increase the risk of developing mild fluorosis, a new study claims.