As someone who has had more root canal treatments than she cares to remember, this new tech is very close to my
heart gum indeed. 😉
Okay, jokes aside, researchers have come up with a way of doing root canal treatments that may allow the dental pulp inside the tooth to re-grow. If the dental pulp does regrow, it radically cuts down the likelihood of re-infection later on.
Watch this video for an overview:
If you want to know more, you can read the entire article on New Atlas
As an ageing sci-fi tragic with temperamental teeth and a phobia about dentists, I can see this treatment totally revolutionising dentistry. Instead of a mouthful of fillings, or those awful, fake choppers, maybe we’ll all have a mouthful of bio-identical teeth.
Bring it on, I say!