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Sun, fun and fillings: dental tourism moves into the mainstream

Sun, fun and fillings: dental tourism moves into the mainstream | ADA NSW Weekly News Listening | Scoop.it
Fancy a Thailand beach holiday? How about some cut-price teeth whitening, dental crowns and a root canal - just don't forget your toothbrush.
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Electric toothbrushes outperform manual toothbrushes in long-term study

Electric toothbrushes outperform manual toothbrushes in long-term study | ADA NSW Weekly News Listening | Scoop.it
MANCHESTER – From a review of studies on different kinds of toothbrushes, researchers from the UK have found that electric toothbrushes are more effective at removing dental plaque, which may play a key role in maintaining oral health. In addition, they found that electric toothbrushes that use oscillating-rotating technology are the most effective.
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According to the studies conducted between 1964 and 2011 electric toothbrushes are more effective at removing dental plaque, which may play a key role in maintaining oral health. In addition, they found that electric toothbrushes that use oscillating-rotating technology are the most effective.


ADA to promote the use of electric toothbrush with oscillating-rotating technology to patients as it believe to be most effective in maintaining dental care.

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The thirty-second rule for acid attacks

The thirty-second rule for acid attacks | ADA NSW Weekly News Listening | Scoop.it

Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity, which form part of a “triple threat” of permanent damage to young people’s teeth.

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Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide researchers have been able to demonstrate that lifelong damage caused by acidity to the teeth within the first 30 seconds of acid attack.


ADA to provide information campaign regarding the danger of beverages with high acidity that cause damage to young people's teeth. Also to advise parents that children should minimize the consumption of any acidic drinks to their children.

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Australia to review fluoridation recommendations

Australia to review fluoridation recommendations | ADA NSW Weekly News Listening | Scoop.it
CANBERRA, Australia: The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has called for submissions from the Australian public on evidence regarding the health effects of water fluoridation. The council is preparing a review of its current recommendations on the subject to ensure that its advice is based on the latest scientific evidence.
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The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is preparing a review of its current recommendations on the subject to ensure that its advice is based on the latest scientific evidence.


This is a great opportunity for ADA to submit an information or scientific studies about the benefits of water fluoridation for oral health

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