Grow New Teeth With Stem-Cell Dental Implants!

 
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Grow New Teeth With Stem-Cell Dental Implants!

The Journal of Dental Research recently published a study about a new tissue regeneration technique that may help regrow teeth. While they do not grow in a Petri dish the anatomically correct teeth do regenerate using the body’s own material. This treatment is totally natural and has a quick recovery time (with regrowth around nine weeks after implantation).

Developed in the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory at Columbia University Medical Center, the process involves a three-dimensional scaffold with growth factor. The body’s own stem cells are attracted toward the scaffold (made of natural materials) and once the scaffold is colonized with stem cells, the tooth starts growing in the socket, and later merges with the surrounding tissue.

So. Cool.

Currently, with the patent applications filed, Columbia University is seeking people to help with the commercialization of this technology and Dr Jeremy Mao, the Edward V. Zegarellu Professor of Dental Medicine at the university, is looking for the best approach to apply his technique- keeping cost in mind.

 

Source: Health is Wealth of Heart

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