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Doctors Urge Parents To Save Their Kid’s Baby Teeth! Here’s Why!

Updated: Dec 17, 2018

A majority of parents play the tooth fairy with your kids after shedding their baby teeth. There are immense long-term benefits of storing away baby teeth with a tooth bank.

Key takeaways:

  • Baby teeth have valuable and powerful stem cells that can transform into any type of cell in the body.

  • Having baby teeth stored in a tooth bank eliminates the need to wait for a bone marrow donor and increases the likelihood of acceptance of the tooth derived stem cells.

  • There are a number of services that your dentist can recommend to cryopreserve stem cell from baby teeth at a fee.

As stem cells age, they become less powerful. If your child needs stem cells as an adult, the teeth that currently live in their mouth will no longer be very useful.

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For further information or advice contact College Street Dental Centre in Petersfield, Hampshire on 01730 263180


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