NaF-PET shows bone formation in psoriatic arthritis patients
F-18 sodium fluoride (NaF) PET/CT may be a valuable tool for imaging patient...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NaF-PET reveals aortic wall injuries NaF-PET scans reveal plaque -- and possible risk of stroke NaF-PET/CT does well in detecting prostate metastases NaF-PET/CT rarely finds prostate cancer bone metastases AI algorithm can classify bone lesions on PET/CT images (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 18, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fluoride in water is of limited benefit because of improvements in toothpastes, study suggests 
The mineral strengthens tooth enamel but, due to improvements in toothpastes over the past 50 years, the boost to oral health of adding it to water has been largely reduced, the study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Water fluoridation not enough to shrink dental health inequalities, study finds
Approach brings smaller benefits to children ’s teeth than previously suggestedWater fluoridation provides a modest benefit for children ’s teeth in an era of fluoride toothpastes, but does not shrink inequalities in dental health between rich and poor communities, research has revealed.Fluoride, a naturally occurring mineral, has been added to drinking water for decades in areas where natural levels are low in a bid to tackle tooth decay.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 14, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Dentists Health Society Research Science UK news Cumbria Source Type: news

Enhanced effectiveness of silver diamine fluoride application with light curing on natural dentin carious lesions: an in vitro study
In conclusion, shortened application time with ligh t curing enhanced SDF remineralization similarly to the conventional method. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 10, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Adults, children make oral care a priority according to Delta Dental survey
OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --In recognition of National Dental Hygiene Month, Delta Dental shares encouraging findings from its 2022 survey showing U.S. adults and parents are doing their part to practice diligent oral care at home. In recognition of National Dental Hygiene Month, Delta Dental shares findings from its 2022 survey showing U.S. adults and children make oral care a priority. The good news also extends to the dentist, as more adults and children made oral health preventive visits in 2022 than the year prior. Key findings from the 2022 study include: Following best practices US. adults follow r...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 26, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

A Vermont Town ’s Water Official Resigns Amid Fluoridation Confusion
Kendall Chamberlin, the town ’s water superintendent for over 30 years, said he had been lowering fluoride levels well below state guidelines for more than a decade. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Claire Fahy Tags: Fluorides Water Teeth and Dentistry Toothbrushes and Toothpaste Vermont Source Type: news

Worker who lowered Vermont town's fluoride for years resigns
A town employee who for years quietly lowered the fluoride level in a Vermont community’s drinking water has resigned (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Worker who quietly lowered town's fluoride for years resigns
A town employee who for years quietly lowered the fluoride level in a Vermont community’s drinking water has resigned (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Employee who quietly lowered fluoride in Vermont town's water resigns and says it went on for over 10 years
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

In vitro evaluation of fissure sealants ’ wear under erosive, abrasive and erosive/abrasive conditions
Published: 28 September 2022 European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry (2022)Cite this article Abstract Purpose To evaluate and compare the wear of selected resin-based fissure sealants with different compositions properties under erosive, abrasive, and erosive/abrasive conditions. Methods Forty-five samples of the following resin-based fissure sealants were prepared: Fissurit (fluoride free), Fissurit F (with fluoride), Fissurit FX (55 wt.% filler content), Grandio Seal (70 wt.% nano-filler content) and bovine enamel. Fifteen samples from each material were randomly allocated into three groups according to the wear condi...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 17, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Vermont town employee quietly lowered fluoride in water for nearly 4 years
Richmond’s water and wastewater superintendent said he reduced the fluoride level because of concerns about changes to its sourcing and the recommended levels. #richmond #vermont #townemployee (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Town employee quietly lowered fluoride in water for years
Residents of a small community in Vermont were blindsided last month by news that one official in their water department quietly lowered fluoride levels nearly four years ago (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Town employee quietly lowered fluoride in water for years
Residents of a small community in Vermont were blindsided last month by news that one official in their water department quietly lowered fluoride levels nearly four years ago, giving rise to... #vermont #dentist #watercommissionmeeting #richmond #townemployee #waterdepartment #katiemather (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Formation and detection of hydrogen fluoride gas during fire fighting scenarios - Krebs R, Owens J, Luckarift H.
Hydrofluorocarbon-based (HFC) fire extinguishing agents generate hydrogen fluoride (HF) gas [HF(g)] during thermal decomposition. Potential HF(g) exposure represents a health risk to any personnel not wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) duri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Simple method destroys dangerous ‘forever chemicals,’ making water safe
Key takeaways:World ’s water tainted.Synthetic PFAS, which have been linked to cancer and other diseases, have contaminated nearly every drop of water on the planet.Unbreakable bond.These chemicals contain a carbon-fluorine bond that is almost impossible to break, making it extremely difficult to eradicate them from water supplies.Off with their heads!Researchers devised a “guillotine” solution that uses moderate heat and inexpensive reagents to remove the “heads” of PFAS, initiating their destruction.If you ’re despairing at recent reports that Earth’s water sources have been thoroughly infested with hazardo...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 18, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news