Periodic Graphics: The chemistry of dentistry | June 13, 2016 Issue - Vol. 94 Issue 24 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 24 | p. 27
Issue Date: June 13, 2016

Periodic Graphics: The chemistry of dentistry

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning surveys the compounds dentists use to keep your pearly whites healthy
By Andy Brunning
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Biological SCENE, Environmental SCENE, Materials SCENE, Organic SCENE
Keywords: periodic graphics, dentist, chemistry, tooth decay, teeth, amalgam, fluoride, whitener, peroxide, hydroxyapatite

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