Cancer Linked to Ingredient in Colgate Toothpaste

Cancer Linked to Ingredient in Colgate Toothpaste

Cancer cell growth and development issues have been linked to the antibacterial agent, ¬†Triclosan, an active ingredient in¬†the popular American Dental Association-endorsed toothpaste, Colgate Total. Triclosan is being tested for safety in a variety of consumer products, including cutting boards, toys, and hand soap. The ingredient is widely used in products for the antibacterial qualities. […]

Having Cavities Might Prevent Some Cancers

Having Cavities Might Prevent Some Cancers

New research suggests that adults who have cavities in their teeth might have less of a risk to develop certain cancers, such as those associated with the head and neck.  The team of researchers based their study on comparing 399 people who had various head and neck types of cancer with 221 who were healthy […]