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Drinks Destroy Teeth

Drinks- Negative Trends Trendy drinks are causing a generation of young people to experience decay and loss of tooth enamel unprecedented in modern times. Over consumption of sugar-laden, acidic drinks, such as boxed juice, sport drinks and soft drinks, is reversing more than 50 years of public health gains realized through preventive measures like fluoridated […]

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Panel urges FDA to take another look at mercury dental fillings

By Val Willingham, CNN  December 15, 2010 7:44 p.m. EST Some experts say mercury from fillings damages cells, especially in the brain, bones and kidneys. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Advisory panel recommends re-evaluation of mercury in dental fillings The FDA ruled in 2009 that the mercury is not harmful Updated data should be examined, the panel says Washington […]

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