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Plaque On 1000-Year-Old Human Teeth To Reveal Secrets Of Medieval Diet And Disease

Hardened plaque discovered on the teeth of 1,000-year-old human skeletons has revealed the world's oldest case of gum disease.

Feb 24, 2014 01:36 PM EST

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To discover the lifestyles of our past ancestors, studying plaque will be more important than teeth, researchers from the University of York, along with Swiss and Danish colleagues, said. (Photo : REUTERS)

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