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Ancient Teeth Reveal Modern Tooth Decay



19 February 2013

Prehistoric and medieval skeletons have revealed the incidence of dental decay could be worse than ever because of a decline in modern human's oral microbiota levels.

Please click on this link to read about the four year PhD study by Dr Christina Adler, Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Sydney, have been published online today in the journal Nature Genetics.

A major shift in our dietary habits has altered the oral microbiota composition in our mouths, said Dr Christina Adler.
A major shift in our dietary habits has altered the oral microbiota composition in our mouths, said Dr Christina Adler.


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