Updated: Dec 18, 2018
Did you know that baby teeth have important medical uses? A tooth bank can preserve the baby tooth and cultured stem cells.
Baby teeth can stored away through institutions that offer the cryopreservation services.
Baby teeth are a source of the most powerful stem cells that have the capability of turning into any imaginable cell type.
These stem cells can be used to repair damaged cells in the heart, pancreas and the brain with a high likelihood of success.
This removes the need to wait for a bone marrow donor if your child ever needs stem cells. It also increases the likelihood that their body will accept the stem cells – something that’s not always certain when they come from a donor.
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