(Time) Dreams do come true: scientists have created candy that is actually good for your teeth, robbing parents everywhere of their number-one excuse for taking your Halloween bounty all for themselves.

The Berlin-based biotech firm Organobalance have developed a candy that contains the bacteria Lactobacillus paracasei, which has been found to reduce cavities in lab rats. Scientists with Organobalance tested the candy out on two groups: one given candy with the bacteria and a control group given a placebo candy without it.

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