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Poor people 'will have fewer teeth in their 70s'

Poor people are likely to have eight fewer teeth by the time they reach their seventies compared with the rich, according to researchers.

Researchers have found that even though most young people today have much better teeth than past generations, the gap between rich and poor is even more pronounced.

Health correspondent Dominic Hughes reports.

  • 18 Nov 2014
  • From the section Health
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