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Why Do I Keep Hearing About Triclosan In The News?

Why Do I Keep Hearing About Triclosan In The News?

There has been a lot of media coverage lately regarding Triclosan and its harmful effects on humans. Triclosan is a chemical compound which is a key ingredient in soap, as well as toothpaste.The US FDA (Food & Drug Administration) ruled in September, 2016, that Triclosan be removed from all over..... Read more

Why Does the Dentist Need to Take Xrays All The Time?

Why Does the Dentist Need to Take Xrays All The Time?

Compared to dental appointments of the past, “x-rays” or “radiographs” seem to happen a lot more frequently. Some people have heard that dentists just take them because they can charge the patient for them, or claim them for money from the health funds. This could not be further from the truth. Dent..... Read more