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BPA Detox

What is BPA? It stands for ‘BISPHENOL A’, a plastic-hardener and epoxy additive that may affect children’s brain development and that some believe may be linked to breast and prostate cancers. PHTHALATES (found in some plastics and added to products like lotions to bind fragrances) and TRICLOSAN (an antibacterial ingredient in many soaps, toothpastes and cutting boards) are also common …

A New Career: Dental Therapists (DT) and Advanced Dental Therapists (ADT)

Dental therapists can fill cavities, extract primary teeth and put in crowns and spacers. DT’s get a 2½-year degree (compared with four years for dentists) and earn roughly half what a dentist does. University of Minnesota School of Dentistry’s Dental Therapy program is the first in the country to graduate 9 students in 2011. The school’s second graduating class of …