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BioMin bioglass toothpaste may better protect sensitive teeth and find its way into US market

By April Gocha / May 17, 2016

News from Queen Mary University of London reports that U.K. scientists have developed a new and improved bioglass toothpaste formulation called BioMin, which can address tooth sensitivity and help prevent tooth decay and acid erosion.

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Glass scaffolds help heal bone

By Jim Destefani / August 6, 2013

Porous, robocast glass scaffolds produced by scientists at Missouri University of Science and Technology not only bear significant weight but have been shown to promote bone ingrowth. Credit: B.A. Rupert/MS&T. Invention of the original 45S5 Bioglass in the late 1960s marked a watershed moment in the history of biomedical engineering. The material’s ability to bond…

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