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Stress causes dental caries! So stop stressing about school...

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by Snahster, Mar 3, 2007.

  1. Snahster

    Snahster 2+ Year Member

    Nov 9, 2006
    The stress of crowding and exposure to inescapable electric shock increased both the incidence and the severity of dental caries in rats housed in a conventional animal facility. At the end of the 56-day trial period, stressed rats had a significant increase in both incidence and severity of dental caries in comparison to their controls.

    Yea so stop stressing - you aren't doing your mouth any good!

    (Be aware I cut and pasted the interesting parts, there was more to this study)
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  3. etan4

    etan4 Senior Member 5+ Year Member

    Jun 28, 2005
    Anyone know of a good endodontist who specializes in "rat" canals? HAHA god i must be bored

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