Right now people get their cavities filled by their dentist. However what if there was a way to prevent cavities from forming. If there was a vaccine for tooth decay that can be painlessly squirted into the nostrils in the first few years of a child’s life.
That is what Harvard Medical School faculty members are working on at the Forsyth Institute in Boston. An independent research and educational organization focused on oral and craniofacial science, have discovered the basis for a vaccine that could someday end tooth decay in children. A senior member of the Forsyth immunology department, say their vaccine could prevent decay-causing bacteria from gaining a foothold in the mouth