We’re One Step Closer to Being Able to Regrow a Lost Tooth

We’re one step closer to being able to regrow a lost tooth, thanks to a new study showing it’s possible to grow multiple teeth from a single root. These teeth can then be implanted to become fully functional. Thus far it has only been tested in rats, but it could lead to a potential revolution in human dental care.

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Why this over an implant?  Dentures are notorious for not staying seated, and the fit might not be that great to begin with.  A natural tooth would discolour, while implants are less likely.  Getting “full functionality” also means the ability to have another root canal 😉

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