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Episode 6 — Fun with Fillings

We spill the beans on how some gummi bears may be good for your teeth and fill you in on fillings.  Everything you wanted to know about fillings.  Yes, everything.  No, wait, it’s not that bad!

Show Notes

News

Gummi Bears with xylitol might decrease cavities in kids

http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/news/20080724/enhanced-gummy-bears-fight-cavities

Word of the Day: Composite

Made up of disparate or separate parts or elements; a type of filling material which is tooth-colored.

Dental Fillings

  • Why might a tooth need a filling?
  • Types of fillings materials
  • How long should they last?

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