A New Study Points Toward the Future of Dental Fillings
If you are like most people in this country, you have at least one dental filling. You can probably expect that filling to last for up to 10 years before it might start to fail by falling out or cracking. This means another trip to the dentist to either replace the filling or replace it with a dental crown, depending on how much of your original tooth structure is left.
But there is good news on the horizon. According to recent studies, scientists believe that an extract from the bark of pine trees might be able to make fillings up to 10 times stronger. What does this mean for fillings? ...