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Tooth Decay Vaccine Under Development

A newly-developed vaccine is being seen as a possible breakthrough in the battle against tooth decay. Although the protein-based jab has shown some spectacular results it is not envisaged that the dentist is soon to be consigned to the history books.

Brushing and flossing teeth regularly will remain the norm although the vaccine is great news for those who are prone to cavities. Tests have already shown that the vaccine can:

– Remove plaque build-up

– Prevent cavities forming

– Reverse some of the existing damage from cavities

Early results show the vaccine is “64 per cent effective” in preventing and combating cavities and you can read more on the topic at

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