The next time you get a shark bite, don’t try to stop it by cutting away at the shark’s teeth.
A new study from the University of Michigan shows that biting into teeth can actually reduce the chance of them turning into a deadly infection, and the teeth will be less likely to grow back.
Dr. Peter Gebhardt, a professor of dentistry at the university, and his colleagues studied the teeth of 1,700 captive sharks over the course of five years.
They discovered that biting teeth slowed the growth of the bacteria that cause tooth decay, the authors of the study report.
These bacteria normally live in the mouth and can cause the growth and decay of teeth.
But the researchers discovered that the teeth themselves were less able to metabolize the bacteria, which caused the bacteria to go extinct.
“If you cut away all the bacteria in the teeth, you’re actually going to have the tooth decay in the tooth,” Gebhart told ABC News.
“That’s a really big deal because when teeth start growing back, they can cause problems for the teeth.”
Dr. John Capp, the lead author of the paper and a professor at the University at Buffalo, said the bacteria also were able to survive in the shark teeth for longer periods of time than other types of bacteria.
The researchers speculate that the tooth loss and the bacteria growth in the dentition could have been the result of a diet of a particular type of bacteria that was present in the sharks teeth.
The study was published in the journal Nature Communications and was led by Gebhard.
It involved a team of about 30 scientists from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
The research also showed that biting a shark’s tooth could prevent the bacteria from multiplying in the body of a patient.
The teeth are one of the most important parts of a shark.
It is the only part of the shark that is actually alive, and it is the most difficult part to remove.
The tooth is the first thing that you try to remove, so it is where the tooth gets its strength and the force of it biting,” Geehardt said.
The researchers suggest that if you want to help a shark reduce the chances of it becoming infected, you can start with cutting the tooth away, and if that doesn’t work, you could try to scrape away the teeth by hand.”
The teeth that we measured in this study were quite fragile,” Gellhardt said, so you’d want to be very careful when doing it, to make sure you don’t scratch the tooth too much.
The authors also suggest that you don´t cut the tooth as soon as you find the bite and cut it again a few hours later.
The bacteria that causes tooth decay is responsible for causing over two million dental infections and over one million deaths each year.
If you don�t know if you have it or not, you may be more likely to be bitten by a shark, Gebharts said.