Friday Five Roundup: From probiotic toothpaste to why social media is a BUMMER


New Cosmetic Trend: Probiotic toothpaste

Looking for the newest trend in cosmetics? Probiotic toothpaste is next in line.

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This Startup Wants You to Control Your Own Data Again

A startup called Helm aims to make it easy for you instead to own your data, and manage it locally on a personal server at home.

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Science Daily

Immune Culprits Linked to Inflammation and Bone Loss in Gum Disease Identified

An unhealthy population of microbes in the mouth triggers specialized immune cells that inflame and destroy tissues, leading to the type of bone loss associated with a severe form of gum disease, according to a new study in mice and humans. The findings could have implications for new treatment approaches for the condition.

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A Simple Acronym Sums Up What's Wrong With Social Media

Do you ever scroll through your social media feeds and feel gross? If so, you’re not alone. It's a common response. And yet we go back, day after day, over and over and over, endlessly scrolling, like addicts hooked on a drug that we once loved but now kind of hate and cannot or will not even try to escape.

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Dentistry IQ

Offering the Personal Touch in Your Dental Practice

Digital technology has arguably homogenized the consumer experience, so much so that it has forever reshaped the way we access services and buy merchandise. The route to purchases has been simplified to ensure an easy interaction and predictable results.

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