Imagine being able to vaccinate against tooth decay! Scientists are working on it, as most cavities are caused by the acid from the Streptococcus mutans bacteria that live in your mouth. Keeping teeth clean and avoiding sugar helps prevent cavities as this bacteria lives in plaque and turns sugar into lactic acid, which makes holes in teeth. A fun gift for a dentist, or to help ease the fear of a dental trip, the Cavity Giant Microbe is also an excellent teaching aid for dental hygiene.
Not for children under three years of age as parts may dislodge and become a choking hazard.
Cavity is 150 x 70 x 70mm, made of white medium-pile polyester plush with polyester filling and plastic eyes.