A lollipop for your oral health?
A researcher at the University of California (UCLA) has become a candy entrepreneur. But here's a catch: he made herbaceous lollipops that are designed to prevent tooth decay, at least temporarily.
Wenyuan Shi, Ph.D, a microbiologist at the UCLA School of Dentistry, created sugar-free, orange-flavored lollipops , with an herbaceous formula found in licorice that looks for and inactivates bacteria such as Streptococcus mutans, which can cause tooth decay.
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