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Hi doctors, my dad doesn't brush his teeth yet never seems to get cavities. why is that?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not seeming to : Get cavities is not the same thing as not getting cavities. Sometimes cavities are not readily apparent. Trust me, those who don't take care of their teeth usually end up paying the piper.
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry 32 years experience
...and that's when the patients complain about the cost of care! Unfortunately, one can buy 2-L of Mt. Dew for 99cents. Wonder if Coke, Pepsi and the wonderful folks at Red Bull, Gatorade and Snapple will cover the dental bill--probably not!
Dec 21, 2013

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