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Dentist Recommend Chocolate for Healthy Teeth

School of Dentistry Recommends Chocolate Toothpaste for Healty Teeth and Dental Care for Strong Tooth Enamel and Prevent Cavities

chocolate toothpaste willy wonka dentist.thumbnail Dentist Recommend Chocolate for Healthy TeethIs the school of dentistry no recommending chocolate as apart of dental care? It seems now dental plans will chocolate for healthy teeth if you want to cut down on the visits to the dental clinics and lower your dental insurance. Dentist are now recommending for a healthy smile to brush with FDA approved toothpaste between meals, floss regularly and eat plenty of chocolate! Sounds like Willy Wonka should become a dentist.

New research suggests an extract of cocoa powder that occurs naturally in chocolates, teas, and other products might be an effective natural alternative to fluoride in toothpaste, according to Tulane University doctoral candidate Arman Sadeghpour.

Sadeghpour said his research revealed that the cocoa extract was even more effective than fluoride in fighting cavities, according to a news release from the university. Cocoa extract is made of a similar chemical like caffeine that is a white crystalline powder. This powder helps harden teeth enamel making your teeth less susceptible to tooth decay.

Sadeghpour said his research revealed that the cocoa extract was even more effective than fluoride in fighting cavities, according to a news release from the university. Cocoa extract is made of a similar chemical like caffeine that is a white crystalline powder. This powder helps harden teeth enamel making your teeth less susceptible to tooth decay.

Veterinary dentistry has been proven this effective in the animal model, but it will probably be another two to four years before the product is approved for human use and available for sale. However, they have already created a prototype of peppermint flavored toothpaste with the cavity-fighting cocoa extract added, and his doctoral thesis research compared the extract side by side to fluoride on the enamel surface of human teeth.

Sadeghpour research group included scientists from Tulane, the University of New Orleans, and Louisiana State University’s School of Dentistry.

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