Alternately, this non-invasive treatment would involve a dentist simply soaking a biodegradable sponge with the Alzheimer drug, inserting it into your cavity, and waiting six weeks for stem cells to do their thing, e.g., heal the tooth from the inside out.
Currently, the treatment's only been tested successfully on the teeth of mice. However, proponents expect human trials to begin soon since the active drug in it has already been proven safe for Alzheimer's patients. And frankly, besides the many reasons why it seems like it would become the medically preferred modern method of fixing cavities, what dentist wouldn't want to rally around some much-needed good PR?
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