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  • Drinks And Tooth Enamel

    Possibly one of the most important things in your body are your teeth and caring for them is a critical job. Tooth enamel is only repairable to an extent, once you get to a certain point you will require tooth bonding or crowns. With a rapid increase in Americas consumption of sugary or highly caffeinated drinks also comes more teeth problems in children. Drinking liquids high in sugar creates a bacteria that causes an acid that eats away at your enamel. Not only that, but those drinks contain acid themselves which further contributes to the problem. Most people believe that drinking diet sodas eliminates but that statement is completely false. In an experiment conducted by Matthew M. Rodgers at University of Michigan it was revealed that diet sodas corroded tooth enamel faster.…

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  • Sugary Beverages Research Paper

    Negative Effects of Sugary Beverages It is summertime, one of the hottest days of the season and it is like a sauna outside due to the humidity. In the refrigerator a nice cold Pepsi is just waiting to be popped open and poured into a glass of ice. The fizzy drink is simply waiting to be consumed! Wipe the sweat from the brow, sit back and unwind while savoring the cold beverage. Countless amounts of people do not realize what these sugary beverages do to our body. These sugary beverages are:…

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  • Noninvasive Dentistry Case Study

    Black principles of extension for prevention, to preservation of tooth structure by ultraconservative techniques of minimal invasive dentistry also known as microdentistry. Compared with principles of traditional operative dentistry centred on diagnosing and treating decay in the late stages, the modalities of microdentistry are centred on early detection and diagnosis, prevention and minimal intervention. Air abrasion is a treatment modality, which preserves the structural integrity of the…

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  • Fluoride Research Papers

    that is most widely known as an additive that is used to reduce tooth decay. About 100 years ago it was found that people who drank water that came from wells that were rich in fluoride had fewer cavities in their teeth, and over time it became accepted that fluoride treatments could help prevent tooth decay. The practice of adding it to water supplies began to be done all over the USA when it was authorized by President and former World War II General Dwight David Eisenhower. He recognized the…

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  • Fluoride Benefits

    fluoride into their water supply because it is the easiest way to help people who may not visit the dentist regularly. Smaller communities with their own water supply take fluoride supplements because fluoride protects the teeth from tooth decay. The supplements are available as liquids for younger children, tablets for older children, and fluoride is in many foods. Adding proper levels of fluoride to water is the same as fortifying other foods and drinks, such as salt and iodine, milk and…

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  • Relationship Between Fluoride And Oral Health

    systems in a discussion of the effects on oral health of their case study subjects. Keywords: fluoride, oral health, public water system Implementation of Water Fluoridation and Their Relationship on Dental Hygiene Can you believe that just by drinking water it could potentially improve your oral health? All of us knew that drinking water is undoubtedly one of the best things for you, but who knew that it can improve your oral health. Currently, there are numerous ways that we can take…

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  • Benefits Of Fluoride To Drinking Water

    An economic study found that for communities over 20,000 people where it costs about 50 cents per person to have the water fluoridated, every 1 dollar put into this protective treatment shows 38 dollars in savings in dental costs (“Cost Savings” 2013, para. 1). In Colorado, the fluoridation of community water systems was shown to have an annual savings of $148.9 million in 2003, or about $61 per person (Kumar, Olbunmi, & Melnik, 2010, p. 647). A study from the National Preventive Dentistry…

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  • Microleakage Case Study

    The optimum dental treatment for any patient is to restore teeth function and esthetic while removing the least amount of tooth structure, and replacing it with a dental material that will be biocompatible with the tooth and resist the hostile oral environment. Dental materials are incorporated into the teeth structure by retention. This retention can accomplished through mechanical, chemical adhesion or bonding mechanisms between materials and the dental structure. Mechanical retention is…

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  • Gum Disease

    sticky film full of bacteria that contributes to gum disease and causes tooth damage. After eating or drinking food, the sugars consumed cause the bacteria-filled plaque to release acids that attack your tooth enamel. As the acids break down your tooth enamel, cavities develop. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cavities are the most common, chronic disease faced by people between six and nineteen years of age. When you don’t brush and/or floss, the plaque buildup on…

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  • Dental Toothpaste Analysis

    between fluoridation of the water and a reduction in the prevalence of dental caries in children. Furthermore, a national survey conducted in Ireland between the years of 1983 and 1984 revealed the benefits of having fluoride in the water system. The survey found that the mean DMFT (decayed, missing and filled teeth) in fluoridated communities declined, going from 1.8 to 1.3 (Harding & O’Mullane, 2013). However, this study showed that there are consequences to water fluoridation, like the…

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