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An exciting new study from Irish scientists has discovered that coconut oil has the potential to inhibit bacterial growth, preventing tooth decay. We’re not saying you should drop the floss and pick up the deep-fried Oreo, but this is an exciting new development in terms of dental health.
In response to the Food and Drug Administration’s request for information regarding the clinical development and use of sedation products in adult and pediatric age groups, the American Dental Association and four dental specialty organizations responded that dental procedures can provide meaningful data on the safety and capability of sedation products.
â€œIn the future we envision,â€ explains Dr. Sharpe, â€œa patient who loses a tooth and wants a replacement will be able to choose between current methods and a biological-based implantâ€”a new natural toothâ€”derived from the patientâ€™s own dental stem cells.â€