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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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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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No question that NovaMin is effective for sensitive teeth

By / May 30, 2013

Credit: P. Wray; ACerS. I have no new insights into GlaxoSmithKline’s decision to sell its Sensodyne Repair & Protect without NovaMin as the active ingredient in the US. GSK still will not talk to me anymore, and the dentist featured in the Repair & Protect commercials still has not returned my calls. Nevertheless, I have…

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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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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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