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Stem cell and the regenerative dentist

Saraswathi K Gopal, Madhubala E


Regenerative medicine and dentistry are making an impact with successful clinical trials using stem cells. The discovery that dental tissues are one of the storehouses for stem cells and the fact that many health issues can be sorted out by the therapeutic application of stem cells, the emphasis and significance of understanding this vital subject is gaining vast importance. At this juncture, where Regenerative medicine is progressing to become “The Future,” this article hopes to focus in simple terms on the basics that every individual dentist has to know to deliver the utmost benefit to the profession and the society


Mesenchymal stem cells; plasticity; scaffold; tooth and tissue regeneration

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