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Aerodynamic Dentistry: Nurturing Nature

The term cosmetic is all about appearance. The appearance of faces and smiles on pop culture idols often starts or ends trends in mainstream society. The cosmetics and cosmetic dentistry industries are closely linked by their basic aesthetic purposes and by pop culture trends.

Aerodynamic Dentistry: Nurturing Nature

Nicholas Davis, DDS, president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), explained that function is important, but aesthetics go along with function.

Green Tea Oral Care Ingredient

DSM Nutritional Products recently launched its epigallocatechin gallate ingredient for oral care products.

ATP Bioluminescence: Detecting Microbial Contamination in Dentifrices

In tests on eight dentifrice formulations, a bioluminescence system based on adenosine triphosphate (ATP) detected tested microorganisms qualitatively within 24-27 hours, compared to 5-7 days required for quantitative detection by standard methods.

A Taste Receptor Blocker For Oral Hygiene Compositions

A hydrogenated, ethoxylated glycol ester reduces the harsh taste or burn sensation ordinarily imparted by the eucalyptol and the astringency ordinarily caused by the zinc salt in oral hygiene compositions.

Oral Care Formulating with Epigallocatechin Gallate

Most oral care products address plaque, caries, gingivitis, etc., with wellapproved active ingredients, however, consumers are increasingly looking for a more natural and complete approach to oral care. In this study, the catechin fraction of green tea – specifically epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), exhibited several activities in oral care while offering a natural alternative.

Thickening Toothpaste Formulations

The combined knowledge of rheology and chemistry of binders together with the art of proper formulation leads to the production of aesthetically pleasing dentifrice formulations.

A Taste Receptor Blocker for Oral Hygiene Compositions

A hydrogenated, ethoxylated glycol ester reduces the harsh taste or burn sensation ordinarily imparted by the eucalyptol and the astringency ordinarily caused by the zinc salt in oral hygiene compositions.

D-Tagatose, a Novel Humectant and Sweetener for Toothpaste

D-tagatose is a full-bulk naturally occurring low-calorie sweetener. Recently, D-tagatose has been determined to be Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as an excipient in drugs and for use in toothpaste, mouthwashes and other cosmetics. Consequently, D-ta

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