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Science is starting to get really cool. We already have 3D printed organs in the pipeline, but a new technology may allow your body to rebuild itself—low frequency lasers. The journal Science Translational Medicine has published a study where scientists successfully triggered the growth of dentin in rodents. Dentin is the substance inside teeth. Lasers […]

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The old recommendation was to get bite wing X-rays of your teeth yearly, and full X-rays every three years, regardless of risk factors. Now, the recommendation is to only get X-rays as needed. Dentists are advised to make decisions that will minimize patient exposure to radiation, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t speak up—people don’t […]

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Despite heavy opposition, Portland‘s city council recently voted to start putting fluoride in tap water. The last decade has seen an increase in the debate over whether it’s safe to add fluoride to water, and studies have been mixed. Is fluoride bad for you? Fluoride protects healthy teeth from cavities by giving them a protective […]

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The University of Maryland has come up with a new dental filling: it’s mercury free, and they say it could help regrow enamel while preventing further infection! What’s it made out of? Calcium and nano silver! The filling is actually three parts: a mouthwash prep, the filling, and filling cement. Each part involves using nano […]

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Fight Cavities Naturally?

March 21, 2012

As nano silver is used in more products, it’s natural that toothbrushes would be one to receive an infusion to fight microbes, since bacteria not only causes bad breath and gingivitis, but cavities. Plus, having nano silver in the bristles keeps the tooth brush germ-free, according to the manufacturers! A new article from Natural News […]

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