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Nanocomposite Cavity Filler Reverses Decay, Killing Bacteria and Regenerating Tooth Structure

By Clay Dillow Posted 05.07.2012 at

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2012-05/nanocomposite-cavity-filler-reverses-decay-killing-bacteria-and-regenerating-tooth-structure

Dentists may soon be getting a potent new weapons with which to wage the global fight against cavities. The University of Maryland has developed a novel new nanocomposite material that can be used not only as filling for cavities, but that will also kill any remaining bacteria in the tooth and regenerate the actual structure lost to decay.

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