Biotech Startup SweetBio's Kayla & Isaac Rodriguez Bring Innovation, Honey, to Dental Surgery

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"Like many people, I do not like going to the dentist," said Kayla Rodriguez. "No offense to dentists," she continued, "but I've had 17 teeth pulled and had braces twice, so I don't want to spend any more time in that chair than I have to."

Kayla's career is inspired by that sentiment, even though she works with dentists all the time.

Kayla is the co-founder, with her brother Isaac, of the Memphis-based biotech startup SweetBio, which they founded this year. SweetBio has a new, innovative take on a tool commonly used in oral surgeries, called Guided Tissue Regeneration membranes (or GTR membranes).