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Old 07-04-2012, 01:09 AM
 
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But the scientists now believe it could protect the areas between teeth where plaque can gather despite brushing.


Their lab tests suggest the microbe's enzyme cuts through plaque, stripping it of bacteria that cause tooth decay.
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Old 07-05-2012, 07:11 AM
 
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Lets hope that it's not harvested from the waters surrounding Japan .
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Old 07-07-2012, 12:20 AM
 
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Neat!
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Old 07-07-2012, 12:53 PM
 
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A newly created mouthwash is up for FDA approval right now. One wash eliminates all bacteria responsible for tooth decay for four whole days.

"Smart bomb" mouthwash aims to end tooth decay: Will it work? - HealthPop - CBS News
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Old 07-08-2012, 09:28 PM
 
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A newly created mouthwash is up for FDA approval right now. One wash eliminates all bacteria responsible for tooth decay for four whole days.

"Smart bomb" mouthwash aims to end tooth decay: Will it work? - HealthPop - CBS News
Yeah, I saw that. They may have gotten off to a quicker start, I'd say.
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Old 07-09-2012, 07:41 AM
 
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A newly created mouthwash is up for FDA approval right now. One wash eliminates all bacteria responsible for tooth decay for four whole days.

"Smart bomb" mouthwash aims to end tooth decay: Will it work? - HealthPop - CBS News
gimme some of that! i'm tired of paying my dentist's kids' way thru college..
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