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The nanotechnology in your toothpaste

17 January 2014

The Ultradex toothpaste developed by  Professor Robert Hill was featured on the Guardian website this week as part of a article discussing the application of nanotechnology in toothpaste:

"Dr [sic] Robert Hill, from Queen Mary University of London, who helped develop a toothpaste containing nanoparticles of hydroxyapatite, explains that many nanoparticles occur naturally: "Silica particles are found in many food stuffs and, in fact, nanosilica particles have been put into cosmetics and household products for more than 40 years with no adverse responses. People just aren't aware of this, because back then no one talked about nanotechnology."

You can read the full article.



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