Medicine: U. S. Teeth

After peering and prying into hundreds of Civilian Conservation Corps mouths, Dentist Edgar Alonzo Waterman of Portland, Ore. last week opened his own and spoke a large mouthful. Said Dentist Waterman: The best U. S. teeth come from Arkansas and Tennessee, the worst from New Jersey, New York and New England.

The explanation, according to Lieutenant Waterman: Southerners are in no hurry, take time to chew; the hard water of Arkansas' Ozark Mountains and of Tennessee's Cumberland Range contains minerals which help to build strong teeth. Easterners are always on the go, gulp and gobble their relatively soft food and water, lack...

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