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Study of Ancient Teeth Leads to Contemporary Oral Health Insights

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Peter Ungar
Dr. Ungar in the field researching the oral health and development of a hunter-gatherer tribe in Tanzania.

Anthropologists who study prehistoric human teeth are unearthing certain links to present day oral health. Daniel Caruth, with Arkansas Public Media, takes us to the Ungar Lab on the University of Arkansas campus. This report is part of a year-long statewide series on oral health produced by Arkansas Public Media and supported by Delta Dental of Arkansas.

Daniel Caruth is KUAF's Morning Edition host and reporter for Ozarks at Large.
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