Looking to a future when teeth could replace themselves

Scientists are hopeful that ongoing advances in the treatment of tooth decay will one day lead to an ability to restore tissue such that the dreaded root canal may be a thing of the past.

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© Dreamstime.comScientists are hopeful that ongoing advances in the treatment of tooth decay will one day lead to an ability to restore tissue such that the dreaded root canal may be a thing of the past.

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