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Cavity free candy? Yes...it's coming!

by Otis Day

Scientists have figured out a way tomanufacture candy that's just as sweet as ever, but doesn't give you cavities.

German scientists are quick to point out that's it's still candy - it'll pack on the pounds and give you a sugar rush, it just won't rot your teeth.

It turns out it's a bacteria in our candy that causes our teeth to form cavities and not the sugar in our sweets (the bacteria is called Streptococcus mutans) .

By removing the bacteria from the candy, we're able to keep the sweet taste without the damange to our chompers. 

Get the full story from gizmodo.com