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Sep 11, 2012 | 11:54 AM CDT
Pelletech has introduced cellulose-based beads loaded with 30% caffeine for energizing and invigorating personal care products.
May 03, 2012 | 02:52 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
This edition examines oral care formulas to address erosion and sensitivity with an article by Faller. Also, Rigano discusses the components of toothpaste and their functions. New findings in naturals and sun care are also always of interest, and in this issue, Tooley et al. describe a water-based titanium dioxide dispersion for natural UV protection. Finally, Becker et al. present a time-saving method to pre-evaluate filler pigments for soft focus effects.
May 03, 2012 | 02:29 PM CDT
By: Robert V. Faller, Kornberg School of Dentistry…
While the introduction of fluoride remarkably increased the life expectancy of natural teeth, two oral care problems have since emerged: tooth sensitivity and dental erosion. This article describes approaches to these problems and discusses the challenge of simultaneously maintaining fluoride efficacy in multi-benefit toothpaste formulations.
May 03, 2012 | 02:25 PM CDT
By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, Institute of Skin and Produ…
If consumers think that brushing their teeth with toothpaste is a simple hygiene procedure, they are mistaken. Mouth care is a complex strategy and modern cosmetics do much more than simply eliminate microbes.
Mar 30, 2012 | 03:57 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
While it may help to protect teeth from decay, fluoride at high levels also has been reported to irritate the gastrointestinal tract and some manufacturers have formulated products without it. However, toothpastes without fluoride are not providing any real benefit beyond cleansing, says Arman Sadeghpour, PhD, who, by chance, stumbled across another raw material that exhibits better anti-cavity efficacy than fluoride without adverse health effects.
Jan 05, 2012 | 11:06 AM CST
Scientists have identified two substances in licorice that kill the oral bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease.
Dec 22, 2011 | 11:37 AM CST
Organic personal care brand Kiss My Face has substituted aloe vera gel for water in its latest oral care launch, Whitening Aloe Vera Toothpaste. This toothpaste is formulated with aloe vera to heal and soothe.
Sep 01, 2011 | 05:43 PM CDT
Lush has introduced a line of solid toothpaste tablets. Toothy Tabs are said to foam like "regular" toothpaste to clean teeth and leave your mouth feeling fresh.
Aug 16, 2011 | 09:20 AM CDT
Researchers at the University of Illinois have confirmed the presence of bacteria associated with early childhood caries (ECC) in infant saliva. The research, which was published in PLoS One in the article “Comparative analysis of salivary bacterial microbiome diversity in edentulous infants and their mothers or primary care givers using pyrosequencing” proposes the need for infant oral care.
Aug 08, 2011 | 02:17 PM CDT
Dentists are becoming worried about the abuse of teeth-whitening systems, according to an ABC News report by Courtney Hutchinson.