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What causes cavities? - Mel Rosenberg

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When a team of archeologists recently came across some 15,000-year-old human remains, they made an interesting discovery: the teeth of those ancient humans were riddled with holes. So what causes cavities, and how can we avoid them? Mel Rosenberg takes us inside our teeth to find out.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Mel Rosenberg
  • Director Andrew Foerster
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Animator Andrew Foerster
  • Designer Andrew Foerster
  • Storyboard Artist Andrew Foerster
  • Illustrator Andrew Foerster
  • Sound Designer Devin Polaski
  • Composer Devin Polaski
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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