UAB Hospital uses new procedure as an alternative to open heart surgery
Doctors at UAB are some of the few in the U.S. using the latest technology.
Normally, dentists drill away at a tooth to access any cavities to then fill them in. But the new treatment involves sliding a sheet between the teeth and cavities. Called resin infiltration, drilling isn't needed and it can be done without numbing. And experts now say the system, currently under trial, could be a game-changer.