Science Meets Smile: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Antimicrobial Dental Products

Dental products come into contact with a diverse array of microorganisms. With over 700 microbial species identified in this environment, it’s a complex ecosystem to navigate. Fahimeh Tabatabaei, a dentist with a PhD in dental biomaterials, explains that not all bacteria residing in the oral cavity pose a threat. ” Some of these microorganisms form…
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Evaluation of Antimicrobial Efficacy

Antimicrobial efficacy testing is crucial for assessing the performance and safety of antimicrobial products used in clinical settings. These tests evaluate the products’ ability to prevent or inhibit the growth of microorganisms, reducing the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and ensuring patient safety. They provide a systematic approach to assess the products’ effectiveness in preventing…
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Using the AATCC 100 Method to Evaluate Antimicrobial Efficacy for Wound Care Products

Why does the AATCC 100 test method hold the FDA’s attention when evaluating the efficacy of wound care products? In the realm of wound care, the prevention of infections is paramount for supporting patient healing. According to Abdullah Ibn Mafiz, PhD, and Principal Investigator at iFyber, antimicrobial wound care products act as defenders of the…
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LAMP Assays: Revolutionizing Point-of-Care and At-Home Diagnostics

In the ever-evolving world of medical diagnostics, the need for rapid and accessible testing has never been more crucial. The demand for tests that can be conducted swiftly at the point of care or even in the comfort of our homes has gained significant importance. Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) assays are emerging as a transformative force…
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