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Posts tagged tooth enamel

January 10, 2013

 

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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.

November 27, 2012

 

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Bacteria Loves Your Mouth

Did you know that there could be more bacteria living in your mouth than there are people on earth?

April 9, 2012

 

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Tooth Decay Is A Real Problem In The U.S.

Got tooth decay? You are not alone.

June 17, 2009

 

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How Whales Became Sailors

Learn how whales became sailors on this Moment of Science.

June 8, 2009

 

Close up of teeth cleaning

Gene Enamel Fix

Having trouble with cavities or tooth decay? Read about the "Gene Enamel Fix" on this Moment of Science.

September 6, 2007

 

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Chocolate Toothpaste

A recent study has found that a compound in chocolate is actually even better at fighting cavities than fluoride.

February 23, 2007

 

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Something’s Rotten

Drinking pop all day may not be a healthy habit, but can soda actually rot your teeth?

February 13, 2004

 

The Human Body

Learn some fun and interesting facts about the human body on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Does Sugar Cause Cavities?

Does sugar really cause cavities? Find out on A Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Something’s Rotten at AMOS

Many of us have heard that if you soak a tooth in soda for a few days it will begin to soften. Well, it isn’t true, but it doesn’t mean you can drink all the soda you want without it causing tooth problems. While soda contains citric and phosphoric acids, so do plenty of other foods and beverages.

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