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Alzheimer’s drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer’s patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.

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Depression in mouth cancer patients

A new study has shown that elderly mouth cancer patients are at a significantly high risk of being admitted to hospital due to depression.

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Dental storybooks help children with autism

The Oral Health Foundation in the UK is backing the use of children’s storybooks with dental narratives.

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Sugar tax will improve oral health

The tax on sugary drinks, due to come into effect in 2018, is likely to reduce tooth decay, obesity and diabetes

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