No more fillings as dentists reveal new tooth decay treatment?

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No more fillings as dentists reveal new tooth decay treatmentI know I’m not alone when I say I hate going to the dentist more than just about anything! From the numbness, to the wide open mouth, to the drilling and uncertainty of pain, there is nothing FUN about it. Then there is the aftermath of sensitivity after the filling itself…

This article really excites me, and I hope it will excite you too!

“Scientists have developed a new pain-free filling that allows cavities to be repaired without drilling or injections.

The tooth-rebuilding technique developed at King’s College London does away with fillings and instead encourages teeth to repair themselves.

Tooth decay is normally removed by drilling, after which the cavity is filled with a material such as amalgam or composite resin.

The new treatment, called Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralisation (EAER), accelerates the natural movement of calcium…

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