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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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Larry Hench—inventor of Bioglass and children’s author—dies at age 77

By Eileen De Guire / December 18, 2015

Larry Hench, ACerS Distinguished Life Member and Fellow, lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday, Dec. 16. He turned 77 in November.

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Hench lecture on “Innovative ceramic technologies to change the world”

By Eileen De Guire / May 7, 2014

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Why I brought home another 23 tubes of toothpaste from Europe

By Eileen De Guire / July 18, 2013

Imported from Europe, these toothpaste tubes really do contain NovaMin bioglass. Credit: Lipetz; GMIC   (Editor’s note: Like many of you, the executive director of the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council, Robert Lipetz, has followed Peter Wray’s reports on the glassless Sensodyne ‘Repair and Protect’ toothpaste sold in the US. So, when Lipetz went to Prague…

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GSK drops ball with puzzling US release of Sensodyne ‘Repair & Protect’ sans 45S5 glass

By / May 12, 2013

Looking for innovative NovaMin/Bioglass active ingredient in Sensodyne Repair & Protect? US consumers will not find it in the toothpaste that just went on sale. Credit: ACerS. In the last few weeks, GlaxoSmithKline finally (and relatively quietly) began the sale of its renowned Sensodyne Repair & Protect toothpaste in the United States, and if you…

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GSK drops ball with puzzling US release of Sensodyne ‘Repair & Protect’ sans 45S5 glass

By Eileen De Guire / May 12, 2013

Looking for innovative NovaMin/Bioglass active ingredient in Sensodyne Repair & Protect? US consumers will not find it in the toothpaste that just went on sale. Credit: ACerS. In the last few weeks, GlaxoSmithKline finally (and relatively quietly) began the sale of its renowned Sensodyne Repair & Protect toothpaste in the United States, and if you…

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Researchers show axial vascularization of Bioglass matrix with animal tests

By Eileen De Guire / April 23, 2013

Researchers were able to create samples of a vascularized engineered tissued based on Bioglass. An arteriovenous loop was placed in a Teflon isolation chamber that was filled with the sintered 45S5 Bioglass-granulated matrix and fibrin gel with a fibrinogen concentration of 10 mg/mL and a thrombin concentration of 2 I.U./mL. (A) arteriovenous loop placed on…

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Hench recounts career ‘miracles’ that led to Bioglass discovery at Michigan/NW Ohio award dinner

By Eileen De Guire / April 23, 2013

Larry Hench. Credit: ACerS. Last Thursday Larry Hench (FACerS and Distinguished Life Member) was the guest of honor at the Michigan/Northwest Ohio Section and recipient of the Toledo Glass and Ceramics Award. The award was bestowed annually from 1956-1986, and after a 20-year hiatus, the section resurrected the award in 2006. Hench is emeritus professor…

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Bioglass from Concept to Clinic: A 40-year Retrospective

By / June 24, 2009

[flash /ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/hench_bioglass_pacrim.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/hench_bioglass_pacrim.jpg}] This ACerS video is a lecture by Larry Hench given at the PACRIM8 Conference in June 2009 in Vancouver. Hench has been at the forefront of the revolution that has occurred in the past four decades in the field of bioactive glass. First discovered in 1969, these materials provided the first…

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Larry Hench: Bioglass From Concept to Clinic: A 40-year Retrospective

By / June 23, 2009

Larry Hench has been at the forefront of the revolution that has occurred in the past four decades in the field of bioactive glass.

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