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Tooth Decay to Be a Thing of the Past? Enzyme Responsible for Dental Plaque Sticking to Teeth Deciphered


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Hans
- 2603 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The Groningen professors Bauke Dijkstra and Lubbert Dijkhuizen have deciphered the structure and functional mechanism of the glucansucrase enzyme that is responsible for dental plaque sticking to teeth. This knowledge will stimulate the identification of



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Patricia N (41)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 10:33 am
noted. Very interesting. wouldn't it be great - No cavities!
 

Dotti L (85)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 10:46 am
Interesting and hopeful. Check out some of the Related articles.
 

Charmaine C (177)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 11:06 am
No cavities would be wonderful!
 

. (0)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 11:24 am
That is a nice article Hans. Thank you.
 

Rebecca T (1)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 11:25 am
Great... now give me the teeth and gums of the woman in the photograph.
 

Animae C (512)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 11:49 am
Excellent.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 11:59 am
Noted, thanks Hans...great news for those who still have their teeth.
 

Cynthia B (2)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 12:13 pm
GREAT news.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 12:31 pm
Thanks! Floss regularly!
 

Marti Williams (170)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 12:40 pm
Thanks...
 

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 1:12 pm
fantasticci. bellissimo
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 1:21 pm
noted, finally found the key to cavities...oops...still have cancer, ms, md and even the common cold...wow...so why is it we can solve the cause of cavities but can't fix the major problems???
 

Nancy sands (448)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 3:12 pm
I hate the sound of the drill!
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 3:20 pm
Thanks Hans.
 

Krasimira B (175)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 3:24 pm
Noted with pleasure, thank you Hans.
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 3:31 pm
THE DAY CAN'T COME QUICK ENOUGH WHEN I NO LONGER HAVE TO VISIT THE DENTIST.....
 

Penelope P (222)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 3:48 pm
Wow
 

Hartson Doak (39)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 3:51 pm
For those of us who were the original factory farm and mega food company test subjects, it is too late. We have mouths full of mercury, implants and dental appliances. There is hope! There are now ways to grow new teeth. Check out Dr. Mao out of Columbia University.
 

jane richmond (10)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 5:12 pm
Thanks. When can I fire my dentist???
 

Penelope Ryan (178)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 5:49 pm
Hans, this is great news, I just wish it would happen faster.
 

resignd Cannot remove (139)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 5:58 pm
Great news, Dentists will not be happy since there will be less need for them, or else people can use the money instead to get their teeth straightened. People who intermarry often have offspring that have crooked teeth since the jaws of one ethic group will vary with the partners and the teeth that erupt may be too large for the jar and thereby are crowded in the small jaw. So if you want kids with straight teeth try to have children with people who have similar bone structure as you. Just a thought.
 

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Charlene Rush (2)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 8:39 pm
I, for one, can't wait for this to become a reality for everyone.

My next question is: When will dental scientists figure out a method to keep teeth white, within a reasonable cost?
 

Lidia E F (8)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 8:57 pm
I need that right now.I have about 4 cavities to be taken care of.Can't even brush without it hurting so bad.
 

Joy Wong (103)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 11:05 pm
Noted, thanks. That' s great news, I just don' t like to visit the dentist.
 

Shirley S (187)
Sunday December 5, 2010, 11:38 pm
Great findings!!!!
 

Colin Hope (243)
Monday December 6, 2010, 3:32 am
Noted and signed!!
 

EcoWorrier M I A MoonWalk Again (947)
Monday December 6, 2010, 4:59 am
Thank you for this great post.

bad teeth, bad health. but bad dental services, bad everything. hate bad practitioners, they ruin people health. more help with teeth for animals and people the better.
 

EcoWorrier M I A MoonWalk Again (947)
Monday December 6, 2010, 5:00 am
by the way people and animals can die from the poisons in the bad teeth decay.
 

Gary C (5)
Monday December 6, 2010, 9:01 am
noted thankyou...
 

Victoria S (19)
Monday December 6, 2010, 10:08 am
It seems promissing, but though they found the cause and how it works, they have yet to develloppe the solution... think it'll take a while before it end up in tooth paste.
 

Trequl M (170)
Monday December 6, 2010, 11:00 am
Noted with thanks
 

christine s (347)
Monday December 6, 2010, 11:13 am
Wonderful----noted and signed.
 

Gloria L (58)
Monday December 6, 2010, 4:09 pm
still have most of my teeth due to good dentists. i surely want this for my grandchildren. and for my teeth which are still here. thanks for the story
 

Monica D (580)
Monday December 6, 2010, 4:22 pm
This sounds like good news!
 

Ruth R (250)
Monday December 6, 2010, 5:47 pm
noted
 

Bruce Eyster (62)
Monday December 6, 2010, 8:01 pm
Noted with thanks .
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Melody Aragorn (135)
Tuesday December 7, 2010, 7:14 am
Noted....
Thanks....
 

Amanda K (0)
Tuesday December 7, 2010, 11:18 am
thank you
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 7, 2010, 12:41 pm
Noted. Hope the formula is on the market ASAP!
 

. (0)
Tuesday December 7, 2010, 2:02 pm
Dentists out of business! Wonder what they will do for jobs?
 
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