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Triclosan/copolymer containing toothpastes for oral health

Overview of attention for article published in this source, December 2013
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9 blogs
93 tweeters
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2 Wikipedia pages


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Triclosan/copolymer containing toothpastes for oral health
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, December 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010514.pub2
Pubmed ID

Riley, Philip, Lamont, Thomas


Periodontal disease and dental caries are highly prevalent oral diseases that can lead to pain and discomfort, oral hygiene and aesthetic problems, and eventually tooth loss, all of which can be costly to treat and are a burden to healthcare systems. Triclosan is an antibacterial agent with low toxicity, which, along with a copolymer for aiding retention, can be added to toothpastes to reduce plaque and gingivitis (inflammation of the gums). It is important that these additional ingredients do not interfere with the anticaries effect of the fluoride present in toothpastes, and that they are safe.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 <1%
Malaysia 1 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Latvia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 229 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 50 21%
Student > Master 39 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 28 12%
Researcher 26 11%
Student > Postgraduate 23 10%
Other 33 14%
Unknown 37 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 119 50%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 16 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 5%
Engineering 8 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 6 3%
Other 33 14%
Unknown 42 18%