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Eggshell verses bones for science project..

03/26/2007

Question:

My son is doing a science project on how and why different drinks stain your teeth. He was going to use chicken bones that we had cleaned. Someone suggested brushing them with nail enamel to imitate the enamel on ones teeth, but than I read here about eggshells being used. Which would be better?

Answer:

Eggshells are the way to go!

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Response by:

Michele P Carr, RDH,  MA Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University