The Check-Up: Today’s Top Health Headlines
A team of researchers in the UK might soon be cashing in big time on a gel they’ve developed that could make the dental drill obsolete. When applied to teeth, the peptide formula seeps into microscopic pores and can regenerate and repair damaged teeth—no drilling required. “The gel…provides a scaffold or framework that attracts calcium and regenerates the tooth’s mineral from within, providing a natural and pain-free repair,” according to the article. Pretty awesome right? The results are apparently so promising that researchers think it could be available at your dentist’s offices in just two or three years.
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