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Flossing is important because the gum line and root of each
tooth is the easiest entry point into the blood stream for the
multiplicity of viral networks that image our immune system,
use diversionary tactics to sneak past our defenses, and then
give us heart attacks among other problems.
this medical procedure would remove the part of an
infant's mandible and maxiliary bones that becomes teeth, at
birth, and allow the gums to grow over the place where the
teeth would normally be, capping that entryway into our
Admittedly this person would have a difficulty of having to
eat baby food for an entire lifetime, but their lifetime might
be twice as long, imagining that they would never get the
kind of diseases that gain entry directly to the bloodstream
through compromised dental health -- which may be the most
||I can't help wonder if evolution might not be doing this on its own. We've already pretty much lost out canine teeth and tails. How long before we're all nearly semi-eternal toothless babes being tended by a cadre of robotic servants?
||I ask you, seriously, how long do you think?
A thousand... ten thousand years maybe?
||//I ask you, seriously, how long do you think?
A thousand... ten thousand years maybe?//
||Precisely 2,532 years from now (per Messrs. Zager
||I'm seeing a brand new mass market for juvenile prosthetic dentures. Prosthodontists should love this idea with the prospect of providing ten to twelve complete sets of upper and lower dentures to every man, woman and child over the course of their lifetimes. (For most people, a quality set of dentures will only last ten to twelve years due to the materials currently being used and changes to the user's gums and bones. Children in their developmental years might need four or more sets due to bone growth and normal wear and tear.)
||One thing I admire about [JHC] is his consistent absurdity.
Too many of us straddle the fence, but he accepts and is
comfortable with his harmless psychosis.
||Enforcement would be a challenge, the idea's got no teeth. I think this bites.
||Any sort of unneccessary surgery on infants, possibly
including cirumcision, is best to be avoided. However this
idea does present a problem with teeth, although maybe a
more problematic solution. Nevertheless in the future it's
possible that controlled bouts of scurvy will be used to
loosen and remove teeth, and people will feed on factory
masticated foodstuffs similar to those fed on today,
except, as stated, prechewed.