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American scientists have reported the identification of two substances in dried licorice root (Gan Cao, Radix Glycyrrhizae) that are capable of killing bacteria responsible for tooth decay and gum disease.

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An Austrian research group has shown that auricular acupuncture can be used to effectively reduce anxiety in patients awaiting dental treatment.

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Having acupuncture before dental treatment can reduce patients’ anxiety, according to Swedish authors. Eight dentists (all members of the British Dental Acupuncture Society) submitted case reports. Twenty patients, all in their...

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