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Insanity Caused By Teeth, Report

Red Wing, Aug. 5—Moral degeneracy and even insanity are traceable in many cases to bad teeth, a conference of officials of state institutions under the board of control was told today.

Extension of dentistry departments in the various state institutions was urged with a view to improving the physical and moral health of inmates.

Dean Alfred Owre of the college of dentistry, University of Minnesota, was the principal speaker at the fore-noon session. He said researches {sp} had shown bad teeth and attendant evils were responsible in many cases for moral degeracy and some insanity.

The Bismarck Tribune, 8-5-1920

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