The Tribulations of Toothpaste Trials: Unethical Arginine Dentifrice Research

Shaw, David and Naimi-Akbar, Aron and Astvaldsdottir, Alfeidur. (2015) The Tribulations of Toothpaste Trials: Unethical Arginine Dentifrice Research. British Dental Journal, 219 (12). pp. 567-569.

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Arginine toothpaste is being promoted as being more efficacious than conventional fluoride-only toothpaste. Recent revelations concerning the design and conduct of the clinical trials conducted on schoolchildren in China and Thailand cast serious doubt on these claims. This paper describes and analyses the ethical and design flaws affecting these studies.
Faculties and Departments:08 Cross-disciplinary Subjects > Ethik > Institut für Bio- und Medizinethik > Bio- und Medizinethik (Elger)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Public Health > Ethik in der Medizin > Bio- und Medizinethik (Elger)
UniBasel Contributors:Shaw, David
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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