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Using too much toothpaste and other teeth brushing mistakes we’re all making
Using too much toothpaste is one oral hygiene mistake people make. (Getty Images) How much is too much? When it comes to toothpaste less is definitely more according to a top dentist. Dr Aneka Khaira, award-winning cosmetic and restorative dentist at Vogue Dental, says a pea-sized amount is more than enough for adults, and using […]United States, National USA Toothpaste
Toothpaste tablets are more eco-friendly than traditional tubes and convenient for travel — here are the best ones we’ve tested
This article was medically reviewed by André V. Ritter, DDS, MBA, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care at the NYU College of Dentistry. When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Huppy; Bite; CO. by Colgate; Insider The zero-waste movement has caught fire […]United States, National USA Toothpaste
Summary of Latest Federal Action Regarding PFAS
A few considerations practitioners should keep in mind when dealing with contamination involving per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination. The PFAS Action Act of 2021 passed in the House and was received in the Senate in July 2021.1 If passed, the Act will require EPA to: Designate Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA; CAS No. 335-67-1) and Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid […]United States, National USA Perfluorinated chemicals
Op-Ed: FDA fails to protect the public from chemicals health risks, by Linda S. Birnbaum, PhD
Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., is a scientist emeritus and former director at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program, and a scholar in residence at the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for protecting the public’s health and ensuring the safety […]United States, National USA Perfluorinated chemicals
FDA approves Final Rule for 0.7 mg/L fluoride in bottled water.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: • The Final Rule is online here, and the PDF is here. • FAN’s submission to FDA is here. FDA in its Final Rule did not respond to the issue we raised. • 92 people made comments – read them at https://www.regulations.gov/docket/FDA-2018-N-1815/comments • The docket for this Final Rule is […]United States, National USA
America’s ToothFairy and 3M Oral Care Celebrate Partnership and Success of National Fluoride Varnish Initiative
According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, about half of all American children do not receive regular dental care due to social, economic, and geographic obstacles. Since 2006 America’s ToothFairy has partnered with philanthropic corporate underwriters including 3M Oral Care to provide resources and support for safety-net dental clinics and organizations that […]United States, National USA NIDCR
Fluoride in toothpaste effectively prevents tooth decay; it isn’t neurotoxic, contrary to online claims
Note from Fluoride Action Network: Note from Fluoride Action Network: 1. The article states: “the U.S, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates fluoride levels in water to ensure that the levels are safe.” EPA set its “safe” levels in 1986, some 36 years ago. EPA’s regulated levels for fluroide are outdated and dangerous. It’s “maximum allowable […]United States, National USA Misinformation
Is This Bathroom Staple Dangerous?
See video CDC: Kids Using Too Much Toothpaste Poses Health Risk at top of article Story at-a-glance According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40% of children between the ages of 3 and 6 use potentially dangerous amounts of toothpaste The CDC and American Dental Association (ADA) recommend using no more than […]United States, National USA
What kind of water is best for baby formula?
Note from Fluoride Action Network: The advice from Dr. Tye Winters: — TAP WATER: “boil the water for at least 1 minute in a pan” is simplistic inasmuch as fluoride concentrates when water is boiled and parents might boil the water for longer. — FLUORIDATED WATER for formula: The advice is outdated as it only […]United States, National USA
Understanding how fluoride information and misinformation is shared in social circles
Note from Fluoride Action Network: • It would have been helpful if the original article that prompted the following commentary discussed the lack of critical information given to pregnant women and the parents and carers of formula-fed infants. No U.S. government agency, or state health department, informs vulnerable populations of fluoride’sneurotoxicity. Recent studies report that […]United States, National USA