Wisdom Tooth as the Source of Stem Cells

khajehahmadi, Saeedeh (2014) Wisdom Tooth as the Source of Stem Cells. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2 (2.3). p. 51.

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Abstract

Background Wisdom teeth are usually removed as a routine procedure for therapeutic or prophylactic reasons. Developing wisdom teeth are easy accessible source of stem cells during the adulthood which could be obtained. Methods Search of the PubMed for stem cells and tooth was done. An inclusion criterion was extract of stem cells from wisdom tooth. Results Stem cells can be obtained from dental papilla, dental sac, periodontal membrane and dental follicle of wisdom tooth. Conclusion Extracting stem cells from wisdom teeth has the unique benefit. It is the only tissue that can be removed from the body prophylactically in aseptic conditions. Keywords: Dental papilla, Stem cells, Wisdom tooth.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2017 00:46
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2017 00:46
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6890

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