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Baking soda as an abrasive in toothpastes

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), November 2017
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  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (59th percentile)

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Title
Baking soda as an abrasive in toothpastes
Published in
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), November 2017
DOI 10.1016/j.adaj.2017.09.007
Pubmed ID
Authors

Anderson T. Hara, Cecilia P. Turssi

Abstract

Toothpastes can be formulated with different abrasive systems, depending on their intended clinical application. This formulation potentially affects their effectiveness and safety and, therefore, requires proper understanding. In this article, the authors focused on abrasive aspects of toothpastes containing sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), which have gained considerable attention because of their low abrasivity and good compatibility, while providing clinical effectiveness (further detailed in the other articles of this special issue). The authors first appraised the role of toothpaste abrasivity on tooth wear, exploring some underlying processes and the existing methods to determine toothpaste abrasivity. The authors reviewed the available data on the abrasivity of toothpastes containing baking soda and reported a summary of findings highlighting the clinical implications. On the basis of the collected evidence, baking soda has an intrinsic low-abrasive nature because of its comparatively lower hardness in relation to enamel and dentin. Baking soda toothpastes also may contain other ingredients, which can increase their stain removal effectiveness and, consequently, abrasivity. Even those formulations have abrasivity well within the safety limit regulatory agencies have established and, therefore, can be considered safe.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 19 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 4 21%
Researcher 4 21%
Student > Bachelor 3 16%
Unspecified 2 11%
Other 1 5%
Other 5 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 7 37%
Unspecified 4 21%
Engineering 2 11%
Chemistry 2 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 11%
Other 2 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 May 2019.
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#3,196,636
of 13,116,968 outputs
Outputs from Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA)
#434
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Outputs of similar age
#83,262
of 269,275 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA)
#11
of 27 outputs
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