Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Your child's baby teeth can save her life.

Do you know your child's baby teeth can save his or her life later on? A breakthrough study carried out by Songtai Shi, a doctor from the National Institute for Dental and Cranofacial research has shown that baby teeth has one or two dozen stem cells which could be used be used later to treat diseases that may arise. Stem cells are mother cells that have the ability to become any other cell in the body. In order for the baby teeth to be useful for harvesting stem cells, it would be best to have the baby tooth removed by a dental professional and would need to preserved specially.
Dangling or baby teeth that have already fallen out would not be viable or useful.

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