Sugar attack

  • Dr Ian Davis
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Sugar attack. Dr Ian Davis. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0). Source: Wellcome Collection.

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The miniature world of Toothville, where dental hygiene is maintained by builders, decorators and cleaners for a healthy mouth. In this image the workers of Toothville are fending off an attack of gummy bear sweets. Excess sugar corrodes the enamel (external layer) of the tooth.


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