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Oral Mystery: Are Agriculture and Rats Responsible for Tooth Decay ...

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Feb 6, 2013 ... Tooth decay is a relatively modern problem. The bacteria feasting on your teeth might have originated in the mouth of a rodent, and found their ...

The recent roots of dental disease - Understanding Evolution

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When humans began farming and eating more wheat and barley, the oral ... The link between our diet and rates of tooth decay and gum disease is an example ...

Natural plant chemicals could help fight tooth decay, study shows ...

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May 20, 2015 ... Oral-care products containing a natural chemical that stops bacteria harming teeth could help prevent decay, a study suggests. ... May 1, 2013 — In an advance toward solving a 50-year-old mystery, scientists are ... that kill the major bacteria responsible for tooth decay and gum disease, ... read more.

Why dentists may have rats to thank – Life Lines - ScienceBlogs

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Feb 20, 2013 ... What does tooth decay have to do with rats? ... strains of bacteria (Streptococcus mutans) responsible for causing cavities. ... The authors suggest that as humans and rats were brought closer together with agriculture, ... I have also, over the years, observed dentists taking on additional oral activities. I really ...

The Evolution of Cavities – Phenomena

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Dec 21, 2012 ... It lives in the nooks of our teeth, feeding on carbohydrates. ... Then the scientists compared all the human strains of the bacteria to Streptococcus living in rats, ... that cavities went from rare to common with the advent of agriculture. ... The connection between systemic illness and oral bacteria is fascinating…

agricultural revolution | hbd chick

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Jun 30, 2014 ... Posts about agricultural revolution written by hbd chick. ... Oral Mystery: Are Agriculture and Rats Responsible for Tooth Decay? – “Tooth decay ...

Magnesium for Strong Teeth - The Magnesium Web Site

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If too soft the enamel will lack sufficient resistance to the acids of decay. ... but also antagonizes the mineral responsible for decay prevention. ... called The Announcer, issued monthly by the College of Agriculture, University of Missouri. ... has been observed by others who have studied the magnesium requirement of the rat.

On the Trail of the Elusive X-Factor: A Sixty-Two-Year-Old Mystery ...

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Feb 14, 2008 ... Osteocalcin, for example, is a protein responsible for organizing the deposition ... of tooth decay, but completely reversed it without the need for oral surgery ... Even when rats are fed only K1, nearly all of the vitamin K in their salivary ... In a four-year-old boy who suffered from rampant tooth decay, seizures ...

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Stories by Karl Gruber - Scientific American

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... personalities have better success finding mates. November 11, 2015 — Karl Gruber. Oral Mystery: Are Agriculture and Rats Responsible for Tooth Decay?

Microbiology of Dental Decay and Periodontal Disease - Medical ...

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Streptococcus mutans is the main cause of dental decay. ... that elicit an inflammatory response that is protective but also is responsible for loss of ..... Animal experiments in which rodents were infected with mutants of S mutans that .... Oral Hygiene and/or Dietary Sucrose Restriction on the Incidence of Dental Caries in ...

Tooth decay to be a thing of the past? Enzyme responsible for dental ...

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Dec 4, 2010 ... Enzyme responsible for dental plaque sticking to teeth deciphered ... The main cause of tooth decay, the bacterium Streptococcus mutans, also uses this enzyme. ... May 20, 2015 — Oral-care products containing a natural chemical that stops ... Agriculture and Food · Animals · Biology · Biotechnology ...