Oral Care

    iso-active® Foaming Gel for Toothpaste


    The makers of Aquafresh® and Sensodyne®, GlaxoSmithKline, introduced a new technology in toothpaste—iso-active® Foaming Gel.

    HEM Constructing Dental Silica Plant

    08/05/2009 – ATLANTA—Huber Engineered Materials (HEM), a division of J.M. Huber Corp., announced construction of its new dental silica plant is complete in the coastal city of Qingdao, China, in the Shandong province. The facility produced its first test batches of dental silica and internal trials have been conducted of all dental silica products that will be produced at the facility. “We are very excited…

    Aloe Vera Fights Cavities, Gum Pain

    07/22/2009 – SAN DIEGO, Calif.—US Farms Inc., a diversified farming, nursery and wellness company, announced the results of a recent study showing Aloe vera gel as tooth gel can soothe gum pain and fight cavities. The findings, published in the May/June 2009 issue of General Dentistry, showed Aloe Vera tooth gel was as effective and even outperformed some other commercial toothpaste when it came to…

    ISP Personal Care Forms AVANT Institute

    04/22/2009 – WAYNE, N.J.—International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP) Personal Care formed a unit from within its global personal care R&D and technical service capability that is designed to discover, develop and deploy next-generation technology for the personal care industry. The AVANT Institute combines ISP’s capabilities in molecular science, materials science and analytical science with its…

    BASF ~ Pro-t-action™

    04/02/2009 – LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany—With an eye to help remedy a main cause of tooth decay affecting an estimated 5 billion people world-wide, BASF SE, in collaboration with OrganoBalance GmbH, are set to commercialize pro-t-action™. Based on probiotic microorganisms (scientific name: Lactobacillus), the active ingredient in pro-t-action binds to and eliminates caries causing bacteria (Streptococcus mutans)…

    Sandalwood – Ceremony, Serenity & Comfort

    02/11/2009 – Valued as a divine scent, sandalwood is obtained from a parasite from South Asia, after 30 years of tree maturation. Ancients used it to make perfumes and cosmetics as well as temple incense, and it is still used in many Hindu temples. In fact, it was linked to the divine by the Egyptians, who used it to venerate the Gods, as well as ancient Muslims, who believed in their afterlife, beautiful,…

    Oral Care Probiotics: New Science, Applications & Opportunities


    Innovative, clinically-backed studies have shown that certain strains of natural probiotics, other than those intended for gastrointestinal health, may improve oral and dental conditions. In addition to traditional oral health formulations, these patent-pending probiotics, backed by 25 years of research, can be used in a wide variety of application including: powders, gels, dissolvable strips, chewables, powdered beverages, confectionary, gums, mints, pet products and many more.

    Formulating with Probiotics

    10/08/2008 – As beneficial as probiotics are, there are several challenges when it comes to formulation; manufacturers must take care to deliver the most potent strain with the maximum benefits….

    Natural Ingredients for Oral Care

    08/12/2008 – Oral care alternatives are on the rise, and manufacturers are helping consumers keep their pearly whites bright and shiny by utilizing botanical ingredients such as cranberry, Aloe vera, tea tree and Ayurvedic herbs. Probiotics for oral care are also making their way onto the horizon. …

    Symrise Partners with Bayliss Ranch; Offers Organic Plant Extracts

    08/06/2008 – HOLZMINDEN, Germany–Symrise has become the exclusive distributor for a series of water-soluble plant extracts made by Bayliss Ranch. The AllPlant Essence® line consists of botanicals from sources that are 100 percent organic and contains no synthetic additives; this has been confirmed by the certification it received from Quality Assurance International as part of the USDA’s National Organic…

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