Moira Crawford, Author at Dentistry.co.uk
Moira Crawford

Moira Crawford

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Moira Crawford is a freelance health writer and editor.
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Biomin launches new fluoride-free mineralising toothpaste

Moira Crawford reports on the new fluoride-free toothpaste from Biomin Technologies. Biomin Technologies, who introduced Biomin F toothpaste last year, has launched a new fluoride-free alternative, Biomin C, designed to re-mineralise tooth enamel and reduce dental sensitivity through the innovative use of bioactive glass. The bioactive glass in Biomin C contains calcium and phosphate ions … Continued

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Biomin F: prevention of sensitivity following whitening treatment

Teeth whitening procedures can cause dentine sensitivity in at least 50% of patients. Use of Biomin F toothpaste can reduce any existing sensitivity ahead of treatment, and prevent it from developing during and after the procedure. Moira Crawford reports. Tooth whitening has become one of the most popular and widely carried out cosmetic dental procedures, and is … Continued

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Dentine hypersensitivity: causes, diagnosis and treatment

Moira Crawford speaks to hypersensitivity expert David Gillam, who considers treatment options and the role of a new product, Biomin. Many patients may complain of sensitive teeth, particularly in response to hot or cold food and drink, and the management of dentine hypersensitivity has been something of an enigma for the dental profession. It’s a question … Continued

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Quality over quantity

Moira Crawford speaks to Professor Robert Hill and asks how less fluoride can actually be more. Fluoride has long been seen as the ‘magic bullet’ in dental protection. Since its effect in reducing tooth decay has been recognised, patients have widely been advised to use a toothpaste containing fluoride on a daily basis. It has … Continued

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Biomin F: slow release for deep remineralisation

Biomin F toothpaste, delivering fluoride, calcium and phosphate in low but effective concentrations, is proving to be a game changer in the treatment of sensitivity and other problems caused by demineralisation of tooth enamel, says Moira Crawford. Dentine hypersensitivity is thought to affect up to a third of the population at some stage. For most … Continued

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Biomin F gains Foundation approval

The remineralisation toothpaste Biomin F has received accreditation from the Oral Health Foundation, reports Moira Crawford. Biomin F, the innovative toothpaste that replaces lost tooth mineral, has become the first toothpaste to gain accreditation from the Oral Health Foundation’s expert panel for its efficacy at sensitivity relief and remineralisation. Biomin F toothpaste is now entitled … Continued

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Producing deep remineralisation

Moira Crawford explains how new research has shown that Biomin F is capable of remineralising both the tooth surface and the sub-surface enamel Young patients wearing fixed orthodontic appliances run a higher risk of caries than those who do not. If decay develops during the orthodontic treatment, then white spot lesions (formed by demineralisation of … Continued

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Biomin: prevention of post-scaling sensitivity

A new comparative study has confirmed that Biomin F is more effective than other toothpastes tested in reducing sensitivity following scaling and root planing, something dental hygienists are already finding. Moira Crawford reports. Sensitivity following scaling and root planing is a common problem, and one that dental hygienists and therapists are only too familiar with. … Continued

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