Healthy teeth, healthy people

Healthy teeth, healthy people

Talk leaves journalists flossing for details on oral health

By Elizabeth Quill, 16:56 PM February 20, 2010

Some scenes deserve to be deleted – or in this case extracted.

But since I attended “Smiles for Life: How Oral Health Leads to General Health,” this little write-up on a not-so-scientific press conference appears under the heading “On the Scene.” Unfortunately for me and about two dozen other reporters, being on the scene was the journalistic equivalent of getting a filling.

The premise of the presentation was that the mouth is a portal into the body, so you can’t have good general health witho...

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