Stem Cells in Deciduous Teeth – Their Potential use in Medicine

George T.-J. Huang, Franklin GarcÍa-Godoy

Abstract


The potency and quality of adult stem cells in our body is reversely proportional to our age. When stem cells were discovered in deciduous teeth, it has drawn much attention to the dental and medical fields. Because these cells are normally from children shedding teeth around ages 6-12, they are relatively more immature stem cells.

Keywords


Stem Cells; Tooth, Deciduous; Dentistry

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