Scientists Now Able to Grow Teeth!

A recently published online article from the Journal of Dental Research describes scientists growing a human tooth in a laboratory.  By combining certain types of gum tissue cells with mouse embryonic cells, a tooth was created.  Currently, dental implants and dental bridges are commonly used to replace a missing tooth.  This research indicates that we potentially may be able to grow a new tooth when one is lost.  How cool is that?

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To read more, go to http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/257480.php

For more articles regarding the latest in dentistry, please visit my website: www.portwashingtondental.com. Never hesitate to contact me with questions about what is possible with your mouth. 

Barrett

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