Stem Cells and the Future of Dentistry

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By Timberlake Dental curated from The Endo Blog

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“…Applications of stem cells or regenerative therapy in dentistry would completely change the way we practice dentistry…”

See full article on The Endo Blog

 

Commentary:

 

This may not happen any time soon, or at all since it is still in the early experimental stage, but the use of stem cells to repair human tissues in the mouth is an exciting, and transformative idea.  It is exciting to think that the dentist of the future could actually regrow a tooth to repair it, raher than using the current techniques.  See this article for a good explanation of stem cells and how they may be used in dentistry.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, General Dentistry, Denton, TX

 

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