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The Dental Blog of Bradley J. Olson, DDS

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Toothpaste update

New Prebiotic And Probiotic Toothpastes Do Not Have ADA Seal Of Acceptance. Shape Magazine (9/21, Cherry) discussed new prebiotic and probiotic toothpastes, which are being marketed as products that can help keep “mouth bacteria balanced.” The article stated that...

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Opioid Crisis

Senate Passes Opioids Package. The ADA News (9/18, Garvin) reports that the Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation Sept. 17 aimed at ending the nation’s opioid epidemic. The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act authorizes additional funding for continuing...

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Healthy Diet Tip

Each Daily Serving Of Whole-Grain Foods May Be Associated With A Drop In The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes, Study Suggests. HealthDay (9/10, Gordon) reports that “eating bread, pasta and cereal may actually help prevent type 2 diabetes, as long as those foods are made from...

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Cosmetic Dentistry |1 min read

Smile prevails in facial esthetics.

The August Journal of the American Dental Association had an article by Virna Patusco, et al that looked at facial esthetics realtive to overall attractiveness. Here is the abstract: Abstract Background The aim of this study was to assess whether scores assigned to...

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Dry Mouth

Bad Breath May Stem From Dry Mouth, Dental Health Problems. Redbook (8/3, Lefave) stated that bad breath may stem from dry mouth, gum disease, or other oral health problems, according to Dr. Alice Boghosian, a spokesperson for the American Dental Association. The...

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