Description:New Molecule Will Prevent Cavity for Life - as part of the news series by GeoBeats.
No one likes going to the dentist to get a cavity filled. Well Jose Cordoba from Yale University and his colleague from Chile have discovered a molecule that kills the cavity causing bacteria. The molecule has been named Keep 32, in reference to the 32 total number of teeth we have.
It works to kill the bacteria for hours as long as the molecule is held in the mouth for 60 seconds.
Beginning their research (1:14)