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Seaweed bacteria may prevent tooth decay

…this enzyme can cut through the plaque or layer of bacteria and we want to harness this power into a paste, mouthwash or denture cleaning solution.’ When under threat, bacteria

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Prevent oral infections in older patients with bacteria-killing dentures

Common oral infections in older adults, such as candidiasis, can be prevented with ‘rechargeable’ bacteria-killing and fungi-killing dentures, designed by researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University. Candidiasis is a yeast infection…

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Barring bacteria may halt gum disease

Stripping some mouth bacteria of their access key to other pathogenic oral bacteria could help prevent gum disease and tooth loss. The study, published in the journal Microbiology suggests this…