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June 23, 2016

 

carbonation bubbles in soda

Something’s Rotten At AMOS

Fact or myth: Drinking soda pop causes tooth decay?

April 20, 2016

 

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No Drill, Fewer Cavities

Treating early tooth decay is more effective than undergoing the drill.

September 1, 2015

 

tooth with dental tools

Getting Rid of Cavities    

Here's how to undo the damage caused by tooth decay:

September 23, 2014

 

Kid with gaping smile and missing front tooth

Why Are We Born With Baby Teeth?

Infant jaws are too small to accommodate adult-sized teeth, so smaller teeth are necessary until the jaw grows to its mature size.

June 8, 2014

 

A close-up of a hippo's face

Do Hippos Swim?

Hippos hang out in the water most of the time, but are they good swimmers?

May 16, 2014

 

Close-up of two zipper pulls

Ode To The Zipper

The zipper is an amazing bit of technology that works so well we barely even think about it.

December 24, 2013

 

X-ray image of full set of adult teeth

Fluoride, A Bacterial Slip’N Slide

Researchers have found evidence for a new theory of how fluoride keeps our teeth healthy.

July 8, 2013

 

toothbrush with toothpaste on it

Why Brushing Your Teeth Makes Juice Taste Funny

A glass of juice is a great addition to breakfast: it's healtful, and it tastes good. But, what if you've already brushed your teeth?

July 3, 2013

 

zombie on a zombie walk

A Tale Of The Supernatural

Have you ever heard that after people die, their fingernails, hair and teeth continue to grow? Today's program explores the truth behind this supernatural tale.

January 10, 2013

 

Star Wars storm troopers using a large toothbrush

Why Do We Need To Brush Our Teeth?

Although like our mammalian cousins we use teeth to bite and chew food but we're the only animals that brush after every meal.

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