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Dental Stem Cell Banking

Dental Stem Cell Banking

by: Dr. Anshu Jindal
Sr. Consultant- Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry - Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Stem cells can be defined as Undifferentiated Biological Cells that can differentiate into specialized cells and can divide to produce more stem cells. Sources of adult stem cells include Bone marrow, Adipose Tissue (lipid cells), Blood.

Stem Cells for Dental Issues:

Usually, Stem cells are taken from umbilical cord blood just after birth and can be used for elective surgical procedures. If you missed out, not to worry because nowadays, dental stem cell banking is rapidly emerging in India. They can cure life-threatening diseases relating to bones, neurons, muscles, and cartilage as compared to umbilical cord blood cells which are more effective in curing blood-related generic diseases like cancers or blood disorders. Dental stem cells have a higher capability of regenerating tissues such as neuronal tissues, connective tissues and dental tissues which can be extracted from primary teeth (milk teeth) of children and wisdom teeth.

Importance of opting for Stem Cell Banking:

Future of you and your family can be secured by a tiny investment as stem cells can be used for various future critical health concerns that may arise in the future such as Diabetes Type 1, Wound Healing, Parkinson’s, Spinal Cord Injury, and Osteoarthritis etc. So, it is advisable that you preserve the stem cells of your young children especially who have a genetic history of life-threatening diseases.

Everyone should opt for dental stem cell banking as no one knows when an emergency arises in one’s life and also the whole process is non-invasive, relatively painless and totally safe for your child’s future health.Those who have already chosen cord blood banking, dental stem cell banking will complement that. It will only widen the number of diseases that can potentially be cured.The quality of stem cells decreases with the increase in age. Therefore it is best to extract stem cells in children right from the time they start losing their primary teeth. Also, in adults, they can be extracted from wisdom teeth.


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