The Gut's Role in Oral Health
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. The latest science news from NIDCR's scientists and grantees The latest from NIDCR researchers and grantees. The Gut's Role in Oral Bone Health Gut bacteria trigger loss of tooth-supporting bone in mice NIDCR • April 12, 2022 To Fluoride or Not to Fluoride: Mixed Messages Complicate Oral Health Choices for Appalachian MomsUniversity of PIttsburgh • April 11, 2022 STAY CONNECTED   ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 12, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NaF-PET reveals aortic wall injuries
PET imaging with F-18 sodium fluoride (NaF) can detect activity related to tear...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NaF-PET scans reveal plaque -- and possible risk of stroke Viz.ai to add Avicenna.ai software to platform NaF-PET/CT does well in detecting prostate metastases NaF-PET/CT rarely finds prostate cancer bone metastases Can deep learning monitor lesions on F-18 NaF PET/CT? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 22, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fluoridation can reduce tooth decay among children
Adding fluoride to drinking water can significantly reduce tooth extractions and cavities among children and young people, according to the latest health monitoring report for England. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 22, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Would you pay £76 for a tube of anti-ageing toothpaste which contains no FLUORIDE?
Britons are now filling their bathroom cabinets with designer toothpastes which range in price from £11 to £76 and promise a range of benefits such as strengthening enamel and removing stains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fluoride side effects: The seven side effects to your health caused by the substance
FLUORIDE side effects may come as a shock to many. While research is ongoing, preliminary results have revealed some harrowing symptoms which could occur from fluoride. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Efficacy of nano-hydroxyapatite on caries prevention —a systematic review and meta-analysis
ConclusionThe low number of clinical studies, the relatively short follow-up periods, the high risks of bias, and the limiting grade of evidence do not allow for conclusive evidence on the efficacy of nHA.Clinical relevanceNo conclusive evidence on the efficacy of nHA could be obtained based on the low number of clinical studies, the relatively short follow-up periods, the high risks of bias, the limiting grade of evidence, and study conditions that do not reflect the everyday conditions. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 3, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

The effect of various fluoride products on dentine lesions during pH-cycling
In conclusion, all topical fluoride products protected the dentine lesions against lesion progression, but at different degrees. SDF showed a superior effect in protection against further demineralization and enhancement of remineralization. This was probably attributed to its fluoride concentration that was the highest among the fluoride products.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 28, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR's Winter 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Winter 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NIDCR News Science Advances   NIDCR News NIDCR Major Announcement: Save the Date! Mark your calendar for Tuesday, December 21, at 1pm for a major webcast announcement from NIDCR. Look for log-in instructions, coming in a separate NIDCR email next week. Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque Joins NIDCR as Deputy Director NIDCR welcomed Jennifer Webster-...
Source: NIDCR Science News - December 8, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

At-home oral health practices remain strong, according to survey
Delta Dental recognizes National Dental Hygiene Month by highlighting the importance of strong at-home oral health habitsOAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A key factor in achieving optimal oral health is ensuring that teeth and mouths are being cared for regularly. This National Dental Hygiene Month, Delta Dental highlights findings from a recent study showing that adults and children across the country continue to practice proper oral health habits at home. The study found that, on average, children and adults:Brushed their teeth twice per dayFlossed their teeth once per dayUsed mouthwash once per d...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 4, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Give children STICKERS instead of sweets this Halloween, health experts say
The Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSE) released six tips for protecting children's teeth this Sunday. Their recommendations include avoiding sticky sweets and using fluoride toothpaste. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of low-level light therapy on dentin hypersensitivity: a systematic review and meta-analysis
ConclusionsThis systematic review shows that LLLT has positive immediate, interim, and persistent DH-treatment efficacies compared with placebo. No superior treatment effects of LLLT were observed except fluoride agent use. Further studies are warranted —RCTs with low risk of bias, consistent technical settings, comprehensive assessments, and long follow-up periods.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 28, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Analysis of 100 Most-Viewed YouTube Toothbrushing Videos
Conclusion: The most frequently viewed toothbrushing videos were not uploaded to the Internet by health care professionals. Videos uploaded by health care professionals contained significantly higher counts of professional recommendations however, they differed in audio and visual format and production style compared to those from commercial and independent media sources. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 21, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Charcoal-based dentifrices and powders: analyses of product labels, Instagram engagement, and altmetrics
In conclusion, charcoal-based products are using marketing strategies on Instagram but their current engagement with the public is not high. Consumers are being exposed to charcoal products whose potential risks to health are still unknown. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 15, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

What Causes Facial Pain?
Discussion Dental caries are one of the most common infections. It is usually caused by Streptococcus viridans. Dental caries are also quite preventable with brushing the teeth at least twice a day with a fluoridated dentifrice, use of dental floss, and preventative dental appointments with application of fluoride varnish and sealants as appropriate. Fluoridated water supplies also help. A review can be found here. Facial pain is often acute, self-limited and etiologies that may be obvious such as trauma or infection. Facial pain can also overlap with cranial pain (mainly headache), neck pain (often lymphadenopathy or musc...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 4, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Fluoride to be added to UK drinking water to treat 'significant' public health problem
TOOTH decay is a "significant, yet largely preventable, public health problem in the UK", according to a statement released by the UK Chief Medical Officers. To address the public health problem, fluoride is to be added to drinking water - what is it and how effective will it be? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news