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Baby teeth can be used to make medicines!
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Baby teeth can be used to make medicines!

New research is constantly going on and studies in the world of medicine are rapid and profound. In dentistry, new research has come in that show promising results. It has been deduced that baby teeth contain stem cells and when used to make medicines they can be used to treat quite a few degenerative diseases…

Sugar causing children to lose precious teeth
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Sugar causing children to lose precious teeth

Just the thought of having a little one on the operating table is terrible, isn’t it? Yet, dentists these days complain of seeing children even younger than two years in the OT for the extraction of their baby teeth. And the cause? Sugar! Processed sugar is perhaps the worst form of poison available in the…

An ‘Epidemic’ of Childhood Tooth Decay in the Fluoridated Republic of Ireland
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An ‘Epidemic’ of Childhood Tooth Decay in the Fluoridated Republic of Ireland

Background information: Ireland, the only country in the European Union with a nationwide mandate for water fluoridation -via the Health (Fluoridation of Water Supplies) Act 1960, which mandated compulsory fluoridation by local authorities. 3,250,000 Irish people receive artificially-fluoridated water. The agent used is hydrofluorosilicic acid. Corrosive to most metals it eats through concrete and Hazmat suits (impermeable whole-body garments must be worn to…

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