Dental caries, also known as tooth decay, cavities, or caries, is a breakdown of
teeth due to .... The mouth contains a wide variety of oral bacteria, but only a few
specific .... which are responsi...
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 ...
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 ...
May 3, 2014 ... “Our carbohydrate rich diet has transformed our oral ecosystems for the worse”.
Another bacteria, responsible for gum disease is porphyromonas ... Tooth decay
among pre-agricultural hunter gatherers is certainly the ...
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 ...
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
May 29, 2000 ... For teeth constantly on the mend from the effects of acid-producing bacteria ... his
career to discovering new knowledge about our oral health. ... The effect of a dry
mouth on tooth decay is not as well known as it should be, Watson says. ...
Watson's group compared cavities in 56 rats, including some on the ....
Jan 6, 2014 ... With all our sugary foods, tooth decay has become a ubiquitous ... settled into
agricultural communities with domesticated crops and started to ... In some
individuals, the oral health was so bad that destructive ... Stone Age people '
roasted rodents to eat' ... Cave paintings reveal clues to mystery beast.
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 ...