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Japanese Researchers Invent ‘Tooth Patch’ to Prevent Tooth Decay

What if you could protect your teeth from cavities with an invisible layer if extra tooth enamel? In Japan, researchers have gotten a step closer to making that dream a reality. A new invention called the ‘tooth patch’ might someday help to prevent the spread of tooth decay. A biocompatible material, the tooth patch is designed to fit snugly over the top of teeth. It’s made of hydroxyapatite, which is the same material from which tooth enamel is made. In this way, the tooth patch could eventually be used as an all-natural way of protecting teeth from decay. In addition, researchers say the tooth patch can be lightly shaded to give the teeth a whiter and more brilliant appearance. To learn more about this exciting new technology, visit this health report on the Miami Dentist Blog.
http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/japanese-researchers-invent-%E2%80%98tooth-patch%E2%80%99-to-prevent-tooth-decay/

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Wichita, Portland, and Santa Fe Aim to End Water Fluoridation by 2013

Over the past year, the anti-fluoride movement has gained substantial momentum as communities from across the United States have begun to vote against public water fluoridation. Just recently, 3 communities in Indiana have voted to end the fluoridation of their water supplies. Those communities are Walkerton, North Liberty, and Lakeville, home to a combined 5,000 or more individuals who are now safe from fluoride exposure. Other communities in which the anti-fluoride movement is strong include Wichita, Portland, and Santa Fe.
http://www.assureasmile.com/miami-dentist-blog/wichita-portland-and-santa-fe-aim-to-end-water-fluoridation-by-2013/

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Assure a Smile – Miami Dentist

Welcome to the Assure a Smile Wordpress Blog! Here you will find the latest in holistic dentistry news, studies, and wellness information! Founded in 1989, we are one of South Florida's premiere General, Holistic, Cosmetic, and Restorative Dental practices. Headed by Dr. Ted Hermann, DMD, our practice values our relationships with patients and takes pride in our commitment to the highest levels of service and quality. As a Holistic Dental practice, we’re redefining both the art and comfort of aesthetic, cosmetic, restorative, and general dentistry procedures. We truly consider each of your needs and desires, and we look forward to you sharing your dreams with us! For more information, visit Assure a Smile's Miami dentist page on the Web!