The Filan Cabinet


An interview podcast where I, Daniel Filan, interview guests about topics I'm interested in, with the aim of clarifying how the guest understands that topic.

20 November 2023

Episode 13 - Aaron Silverbook on anti-cavity bacteria

In this episode, I speak with Aaron Silverbook about the bacteria that cause cavities, and how different bacteria can prevent them: specifically, a type of bacterium that you can buy at This podcast episode has not been approved by the FDA. Specific topics we talk about include:

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Lumina Probiotic (the brand name of this new type of bacterium)

Lantern Bioworks (the company making the bacterium)

Jamie Wahls (Aaron’s writing career)