New Method To Determine The Abrasiveness Of Toothpaste

Examining The Abrasiveness Of Toothpastes

Tooth enamel doesn’t regenerate so it is important not to do anything that might cause it to become thinner or wear away completely. While a toothpaste’s cleaning particles are important to help remove dental plaque, toothpaste is also potentially abrasive to enamel.

This article looks at a new way researchers and developers of oral hygiene products can determine the abrasiveness of toothpaste and its wear-and-tear effect on enamel

http://www.fraunhofer.de/en/press/research-news/2012/october/fast-toothpaste-check.html

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