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10 surprising causes of dental cavities Special

Dr. Steinberg, a leading U.S. dentist has contacted Digital Journal with 10 interesting and surprising, facts about dental cavities.

Mouth of a shark holds clues for treating shark bites

A research team are studying the bacteria found in the mouths of sharks in order to develop better medical treatment methods for shark bite victims.

Parboiled squid painfully 'inseminates' Korean woman's mouth

Korean researchers report a case of painful insemination of the membranes of a woman's mouth by squid spermatophores after she ate parboiled squid along with its internal organs. Bug-like organisms stuck to the woman's tongue, cheeks and gums.

Link between oral sex and cancer subject of documentary

The link between oral sex and throat and mouth cancer will be addressed in a BBC documentary to be presented by Jaime Winstone.

New Bacterial Species Found In Human Mouth

A new species of bacteria has been discovered in the human mouth. This discovery could help scientists understand tooth decay and gum disease and may lead to better treatments.

Dinosaur found in Sahara with a vacuum cleaner mouth

A paleontologist discovers a new dinosaur with vacuum-like wide mouth parts that is designed to suck up food. A plant eater, it roamed more than 110 million years ago in the Sahara region.

10-Year-Old Has Mouth Duct Taped Shut In After School Program

The 10 year old told his mom over the weekend that his mouth hurt. When questioned, he admitted that he had been in trouble and the classroom aide had duct taped his mouth shut for 5 minutes. Mom is outraged, and an investigation is under way.

Man Bitten After Putting Snake in Mouth

Snake collector Matt Wilkinson of Portland grabbed a 20-inch rattler from the highway near Maupin, and three weeks later, to impress his ex-girlfriend, he stuck the serpent in his mouth. It didn't end well.

Babies' mouths allegedly taped shut at Russian hospital

Prosecutors said Thursday they are investigating allegations that workers at a central Russian hospital taped infants' mouths shut to keep them from crying.

And now for another difference between the sexes...

Sorry ladies, but looks like once again the men have one up on us ...

All Full Up! Wisdom Teeth And Their Struggle For Space

Mainz (dpa) - They lurk unseen in darkened corners, unnoticed for years, but in the end they are inevitably going to want out. When wisdom teeth start to stir, their migration is more often than not accompanied by excruciating pain. For this reason...
 

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A hippo s teeth can snap a 10 ft. crocodile in half.
A hippo's teeth can snap a 10 ft. crocodile in half.
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