13/06/2019 - Moira Crawford
The controlled release of fluoride at low dose for many hours after brushing may be more effective at remineralising early lesions than increasing the amount of fluoride in toothpaste, reports Moira Crawford.
What’s in a smile? The truth is, a lot.
As well as a universal sign of our happiness, it can be the cause of it. In fact, it’s said that those who often smile live longer – seven years on average – and are more likely to be successful in relationships and the workplace.
Your children are undoubtedly the most important part of your life – which is why you dedicate yourself to keeping them happy and healthy. But alarming new figures show that there’s a critical area we may be unintentionally neglecting as we care for our kids: their teeth.
Festive food, sparkling smile: How to keep your mouth healthy this Christmas
The shops are packed, the obligatory pictures of decorated trees are filling up our Facebook feeds, and the kids are going crazy; there’s no doubt about it, Christmas is just around the corner.
A new toothpaste ingredient which puts back the lost minerals from tooth enamel and helps prevent decay and treat sensitivity while you sleep has been developed by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Robert Hill explains to Sophie Bracken the technology behind BioMinF, the innovative new toothpaste that claims to remineralise tooth enamel over 12 hours thanks to slow-release bioactive glass technology.
The health of your teeth is fundamental to your quality of life. If you look after them properly it is possible to still have a full set of teeth into your nineties. To achieve this you need to have good oral hygiene all the way from childhood through to old age and also visit your dentist regularly.