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Bank your teeth, they may save your life someday!

By April 28, 2011 January 2nd, 2020 No Comments

You may have read our earlier post that the tooth fairy now trades in Gold. Just as well, as we should be hanging on to our old teeth anyway.

A decade ago there was the discovery that dentalĀ pulp contains adult stem cells. In the not-too-distant future, those stem cells might be used for growing new islet cells to cure problems such as diabetes.

“We think that these stem cells are going to be useful for autologous (self-donor) regenerative medicine therapies. One of the advantages of having your own cells banked, or those of your children, is that you don’t have to worry about the possibility of immune suppression.”

 

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