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Minority children in Connecticut experience severe tooth decay at twice the rate of white children.
Tooth decay is the single most common childhood disease among the nation's children.
US Surgeon General reports that tooth decay affects more than one-fourth of the Georgia's children age two through five and one-half of those age 12 through 15. A 2005 survey that measured the oral health status of Georgia
Members of Congress push legislation that would strengthen dental care for children in low-income families.
The efforts of government agencies and product marketers to convince Europeans of the importance of better oral care appears to have paid off as sales of oral care products jumped more than 6% in 2006.
Most heart patients will no longer need to take antibiotics before receiving dental treatment.
A joint effort to create pediatric dental programs with the goal of improving low-income children's access to dental care.
A report examines the link between a class of widely prescribed drugs used to strengthen bones and the disorder known as Osteonecrosis of the Jaw.
Donnamax has initiated a voluntary recall of toothpaste made in China.
Academy of General Dentistry will focus on developing high-quality educational opportunities for general dentists on subjects of tooth wear and acid erosion.
Commonly used and inexpensive analgesic acetaminophen is an effective pain reliever after surgical removal of lower wisdom teeth.
Dent Fresh is initiating a nationwide recall of the toothpaste made in China involving all:DentFresh Fluoride Mint Toothpaste 9 Oz (255g).
President of the Pennsylvania Dental Association issued statement regarding the House passage of bill that would allow dental hygienists to offer basic dental services at nursing homes, correctional institutions and schools.
The association between the spacing of the incisors in the temporary and permanent dentitions of the same individuals.
National Children's Oral Health Foundation and PreViser Corporation announced to collaborate to improve the oral health of low income children nationwide.
Health Canada is warning Canadians not to use Chinese toothpaste found on the Canadian market because 21 products to date have been found to contain unacceptable levels of diethylene glycol (DEG).
Health Canada is warning Canadians that counterfeit toothpaste products, falsely labelled as Colgate Fluoride Toothpaste Herbal and Colgate Fluoride Toothpaste Maximum Cavity Protection, have been found to contain high levels of harmful bacteria.
There have been a number of international warnings and product recalls involving toothpaste manufactured in China and elsewhere that may contain diethylene glycol, an ingredient used in antifreeze and as a solvent.
After locating counterfeit toothpaste in eight city stores, the Baltimore City Health Department is urging all city residents to check all Colgate toothpaste in their possession.
Colgate warned consumers that the counterfeit toothpaste, which has been found in some small, independent dollar-type discount stores, may not contain fluoride and could contain Diethylene Glycol, an ingredient not used in Colgate toothpaste anywhere in the world.
Americans of all ages continue to experience improvements in their oral health. However, decay in baby teeth increased from 24 percent to 28 percent among children two to five years of age.
To reverse this trend, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) reminds parents that good oral hygiene must begin very early in a baby's life.