Archive for April, 2011

Scientists Profile Oral Mycobiome

Over the past few decades, researchers have come to recognize that the plaque-forming microbes in the oral cavity live as complex microbial communities. In addition to exploring the symbiotic interactions of, they also frequently note the presence of the other microbial inhabitants of the mouth, such as archaea and fungi. The problem is this recognition, […]

Fluoridated Toothpaste and Children

In order to prevent tooth decay in their childern, parents were advised to use toothpastes that contain fluoride with a minimum concentration of 1,000 parts per million (ppm) by researchers for the Cochrane Oral Health Group. In a second related study, the authors suggest that concerned parents should consult their dentist to discuss the benefits […]