Reconnecting Practicing Hygienists with the Nation's Leading Educators and Researchers.

Anemia Treatment May Hold Promise in the Fight Against Caries

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and Indiana University have found that a treatment designed to address iron-deficient anemia may also reduce caries-causing bacteria in the oral cavity. The therapy is a solution containing ferumoxytol followed by a hydrogen peroxide mouthrinse. Study authors found that daily application of the solution in a nightguard followed by a hydrogen peroxide rinse significantly decreased the adhesion of caries-causing bacteria to the tooth surface. The study was published in the journal Nano Letters. Click here to read more.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy

Dimensions' Discovery EXPO - Get early bird pricing through July 31, 2024!

:
:
:
Coupon has expired

Get Early Bird Pricing!