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Thursday, March 10, 2005

Growing Your Own Replacement Teeth

Advances in stem cell research and bioengineering have led to successful experiments in growing replacement teeth, as reported by the International Association for Dental Research. Using post-natal dental stem cells, researchers believe that they can one day cultivate replacement sets of teeth, eliminating the need for dentures and artificial tooth implants.

Sources: Eurekalert, GeniusNow