A team of researchers have discovered a drug that helps teeth repair their own cavities.
– Tideglusib is being developed to treat Alzheimer’s Disease, but researchers noticed it also promotes a tooth’s regrowth mechanism.
– This research has only been conducted in mice to date, but it heralds promise in the future of dental treatment.
– Until such treatment is available, it’s best to see your dentist regularly to keep your teeth healthy and prevent cavities forming.
“Using a drug that has already been tested in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease provides a real opportunity to get this dental treatment quickly into clinics.”
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