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Nicotine extracted from ancient dental plaque for the first time

Research from Washington State University (WSU), USA has shown for the first time that nicotine residue can be extracted from plaque on the teeth of ancient tobacco users.

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New dental product may cure cavities

Researchers at the University of Washington (UW), USA have designed a product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities. The research finding was first published in ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering.

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This tooth-mounted sensor helps you watch what you eat

Scientists have designed a way to precisely monitor the food we eat using a sensor placed on a tooth. No longer will we be able to get away with that bag of chips when no one’s looking.

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Midlife tooth loss may compromise heart health

Tooth loss in middle age is tied to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, independent of traditional risk factors such as high blood pressure, poor diet, and diabetes.

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