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Arginine-Containing Paste Improves Anti-Caries Effect of Fluoridated Toothpaste

Background: Fluoride has dramatically reduced the caries rate worldwide, but caries still remains a persistent public health issue. It appears that fluoride alone is unable to address all the variables that contribute to the development of caries. As a result, several compounds have been studied that can be used in conjunction with fluoride. A promising compound is arginine, which can be found in toothpaste offered by Colgate. Objective: To examine the anti-caries effect of arginin more...
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