BY PAM LOBLEY
NOW THAT'S FUNNY
The modern diet is famous for making us all obese and diseased. Now it can be blamed for our bad teeth as well.
Gosh, I thought our teeth looked better than ever. Heck, I just paid $5,000 for my son to get braces and boy, it was worth it. We humans floss, brush, whiten, and disinfect our mouths. But it turns out that we cannot compete with the amounts of processed sugar swishing across our teeth each day.
A report in Medical News Today explores the evolution of teeth in the last 7,500 years. Scientists analyzed the calcified bacteria on teeth (tartar) from skulls throughout history.