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What do dental cavities have to do with your hair?
Well, it turns out that in addition to the mineral content of your teeth, there are essential organic keratin proteins which are identical to those found in hair. In this study of over a 1000 children and adults who were known to harbor hair disorder-associated genetic defects, scientists found they were prone to dental caries (cavities). http://www.jci.org/articles/view/78272 . --Dr. Alan J. Bauman, FISHRS, ABHRS