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Rubbing toothpaste on gums protects against cavities

March 28th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Brushing your teeth twice daily may be sensible advice, but rubbing toothpaste on your gums after lunch also hugely lowers the risk of developing cavities."Rubbing toothpaste ... Read more...

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Painless plasma jets could replace dentist’s dreaded drill

January 20th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Plasma jets capable of destroying tooth decay-causing bacteria could be an effective and less painful alternative to the dentist's drill, says a new study. Firing low temperature plasma beams ... Read more...

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Painless “hi-tech jet” could soon replace dentist’s drill

January 20th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): The much hated dentist's drill could soon be history, all thanks to a futuristic "plasma jet" that eradicates tooth decay without fillings.In the study, published in the February ... Read more...

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Jewellers’ village crafts nature-inspired designs(Feature with images)

October 4th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Sonarigaon (Assam), Oct 4 (IANS) Sitting on a low stool, head bent over a metal holder, Gautam Bordoloi carefully chisels a gold band studded with rubies. One of the very ... Read more...

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Sports drinks can cause tooth erosion

April 4th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Sipping sports drinks may boost your energy levels but they have a flip side - they may erode your teeth. In a study, researchers found that their prolonged consumption ... Read more...

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Sports drink consumption ’causes tooth erosion’

April 4th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Sports drinks may boost your performance on the pitch, but they won't repeat the act for your sparkling smile, say scientists.NYU dental researchers have found that the energy-boosting ... Read more...

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