Detecting Bacteria with the Help of a Special Chewing Gum

Scientists have recently created a type of chewing gum which releases a bitter taste when it is exposed to bacteria within the mouth. This is quite useful, for up to 15 per cent of patients will experience some form of inflammation after receiving implants. This can make the job of a dentist much easier while helping to protect any remaining teeth. Some supplemental benefits include:

- The test takes only five minutes to complete.

- It can be performed anywhere.

- Early detection is the key to relieving symptoms.

“Chewing gum rapid tests for other medical applications are presently under development.”

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