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Belfast scientists say aspirin could reverse tooth decay

Research finds aspirin stimulates the regeneration of damaged tooth structure.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Authors: Szkaradkiewicz-Karpinska AK, Zeidler A, Goslinska-Kuzniarek O, Uram K, Szkaradkiewicz A Abstract A previous study shows that levels of acidic salivary proline-rich phosphoproteins-1/2 (APRP-1/2) increase with caries severity. The aim of this study was to examine whether this relationship also depends on the presence of H2O2-producing strains of Lactobacillus spp. Adults with severe caries (decayed, missing, and filled teeth (DMFT)> 13.9, n = 28) were compared with similarly aged adults who had minimal caries (DMFT
Source: Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: J Physiol Pharmacol Source Type: research
Conclusion Caries in the primary dentition in the GCC States was high both in terms of mean dmft (5.14) and prevalence (80.95%).
Source: The Saudi Dental Journal - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Source: BMJ News - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
MORE than 160,000 children of primary school age have rotten teeth, according to a new report. Figures from Public Health England show that 23.3 per cent of five-year-olds in England have dental decay.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Levels of tooth decay in five year old children are continuing to decline, according to data published by Public Health England (PHE).
Source: NHS Networks - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, EarlyView.
Source: Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research
Gerodontology, EarlyView.
Source: Gerodontology - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research
Some 23.3 per cent have dental decay, according Public Health England data. British Dental Association chairman Mick Armstrong said: 'It's a tragedy that a oral health is determined by postcodes'.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
ConclusionsThis study points out potential oral health risk factors in children with early-detected externalising behaviour problems. Although no difference in caries prevalence was observed, externalising behaviour may affect oral health. Therefore, dental professionals should support the families and the children to preserve dental health by offering increased prophylactic measures. There were no differences between children with externalising behaviour problems, compared with controls, regarding the parent evaluation of their child ’s dental health. However, more parents in the study group evaluated the dental car...
Source: European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Conclusions: Regular consumption of milk containing probiotics bacteria reduced CFU/mL of Lactobacillus spp. and increased salivary buffering capacity at 9 months of consumption.
Source: Journal of Applied Oral Science - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
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