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Don’t give kids under one fruit juice

Parents should avoid offering fruit juice to infants under one, unless advised by a doctor, as it provides “no nutritional benefit” and may harm their oral and general health.

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Hormone replacement therapy highly-effective in reducing gum disease

New research suggests hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could be used to reduce gum disease and prevent tooth loss.

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Dental phobia the cause of many cavities and missing teeth

People with dental phobia are more likely to have cavities or missing teeth, a new study has confirmed.

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13,000-year-old fillings found

A pair of 13,000-year-old front teeth found in Italy contain the earliest known use of fillings – made out of bitumen.

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