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Mannan-degrading enzymes (MDEs) disrupting bacterial-fungal biofilms for prevention of dental cavities
Enzymes that degrade mannose to prevent the formation of bacterial-fungal biofilms, which cause dental cavities Problem: Dental cavities are among the most common oral diseases among children and adults in the United States, with treatments for this condition exceeding $81 billion annually. Dental cavities occur when the bacteria Streptococcus mutans...
Therapeutics & Vaccines
Gum-health promoting smart dental implant system
Dental implant that inhibits plaque accumulation and gingival tissue inflammation by photobiomodulation therapy delivered by embedded light-emitting diodes (LEDs) powered by electricity generated from the patient’s own oral motion. Problem: More than half of adults will lose one or more teeth in their lifetime. When a patient loses a tooth the...
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