Tag: tooth decay

New formulation better prevents biofilm formation on teeth, tooth decay

September 11, 2020

Some bacteria in the mouth help digest food or control other microbes’ bioactivity, while some stick to teeth and produce acids that corrode tooth enamel, leading to cavities. But fighting back with products to stop the formation of plaque, infections, and tooth decay may kill even the good types of oral bacteria. University of Illinois […]

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Researchers treat tooth decay, cavities with Alzheimer’s drug

January 11, 2017

A team of researchers at King’s College London in the UK have discovered a new method of treating tooth decay and cavities, resulting in the regeneration of rotten tooth, using an Alzheimer’s drug known as Tideglusib. The inner, soft pulp of a tooth can become exposed and infected after a trauma or infection. A thin […]

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