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Robot plaque cleaners

Latest News Microscopic robot plaque cleaners are the latest innovation in current dentistry developments. A group of scientists from Washington has been working on the invention which has seen the development of two different types of robot. The first works on the surface of the teeth to remove bacteria and plaque build up. While ...

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Dentists say you DO have to floss

After health officials in the US branded flossing a waste of time dentists are quickly jumping to the defence of the daily technique and saying that you should be flossing to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Far from wasting your time, dentists say that flossing can keep teeth strong and help prevent gum ...

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Research suggests that flossing could be pointless

After being told for decades that flossing is a vital part of any dental hygiene routine, it may surprise you to know that dental researchers are currently saying that the practice could actual be a complete waste of time. According to a study in America, there is not much evidence that flossing is helpful ...

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A third of Americans don’t floss their teeth

A dentist might advise you to floss your teeth at least one a day to remove plaque and bacteria but a new study has revealed that people in America don't take their dental health very seriously and a large number are neglecting this part of their oral hygiene routine.The research shows that around ...

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Dentist suggests that flossing is a waste of time

A leading dentist at Newcastle University has suggested that flossing teeth may be a complete waste of time if it is not being done correctly. Speaking to MailOnline, Robin Seymour, Emeritus Professor of Dental Sciences at the University said that flossing is a great way to get rid of plaque and food debris that ...

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Study suggests that chewing gum could clean teeth better than dental floss

A new study published in the PLOS ONE journal has found that chewing gum could trap and remove bacteria from around ten percent of the mouth, making it as effective as flossing – thought to trap up to 100 million bacteria. The study involved volunteers chewing gum for varying amounts of time, no more than then ...

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Dentist claims that flossing is a waste of time

Although most dentists would strongly advocate regular flossing to prevent dental problems, a provocative new book by Dr Ellie Phillips claims that this habit is a waste of time and makes no difference to tooth health. Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye states that any type of gadget or dental product used to floss teeth is ...

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Could flossing relieve sensitive teeth?

Emergency dentistry patients looking for a way to improve their oral health should floss regularly in a bid to protect their teeth.Carrying out the act on a daily basis could reduce the risk of developing tooth decay and plaque in difficult-to-reach areas inside the mouth.In addition, regular flossing ensures the protective layer ...

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Emergency dentistry news: Flossing could relieve tooth sensitivity

People hoping to prevent emergency dentistry by ensuring they adopt an effective oral health routine could benefit from dental care advice.Individuals with sensitive teeth should floss regularly in a bid to improve overall health in the mouth.Carrying out the act after brushing could prevent an increased build-up of plaque in hard-to-reach areas ...

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Emergency dentistry news: Positive action ‘educates children about flossing benefits’

Parents and teachers should take positive action to encourage their children to adopt good methods of oral healthcare, it has been suggested.According to the Las Cruces Sun-News, children are more likely to respond effectively to positive encouragement about dental techniques.This advice comes after an American filmmaker created an entertaining movie to encourage ...

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