A study recently published in Preventive Medicine examined over 25,000 Japanese people aged 40-64. Those who drank at least one cup of tea daily had significantly lower rates of tooth loss.
Scientists suspect that antibacterial molecules called catechins may be responsible for the dental benefits of green tea, possibly reducing rates of gum disease.
Usually when dentists talk about coffee or tea, they're discussing yellow teeth and tooth whitening. But maybe this will move the conversation towards how people can avoid periodontal disease and dentures…
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