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Old 02-26-2019, 07:52 AM
Location: Conecticut
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I want to hear what you think about titanium. Have you heard of it, do you know what is used for and how it is used in prophy pastes.
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Old 02-26-2019, 01:14 PM
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Titanium itself is an elemental metal. Titanium dioxide isn't chemically the same as titanium. It's a whitening pigment. Artists will recognize the common paint color "titanium white". It doesn't remove other colors or stains like a bleach, it refracts light very well so things look whiter. Like just about everything else some agencies now list it as a possible human carcinogen if inhaled.


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