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Approaches to Address Tooth Sensitivity and Dental Erosion

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.

Formula Anatomy Deciphered—Toothpastes

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.

Licorice Substances Found to Inhibit Oral Bacteria

Scientists have identified two substances in licorice that kill the oral bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease.

Aloe Vera Toothpaste

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.

Solid Toothpaste Tablets

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.

Dentists Concerned Over At-home Tooth Bleaching Misuse

Dentists are becoming worried about the abuse of teeth-whitening systems, according to an ABC News report by Courtney Hutchinson.

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