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Source: Squid ink could make your dentist visits much less painful

The melanin nanoparticles in squid ink can help create a full map of your mouth.

“Your dentist visits could become a pleasant pain-free experience, and it’s all thanks to squids. A team of engineers from the University of California San Diego have developed an imaging method using squid ink and ultrasound to check for gum disease.”

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental