News tagged with baby teeth

Pulled teeth stored for stem cells

Naidelys Montoya didn't wait for her son's baby teeth to fall out. She took the boy to an oral surgeon to have two of the loose ones extracted.

Jan 21, 2011
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Chew on this: 6 dental myths debunked

Brushing, flossing, and twice-yearly dental check-ups are standard for oral health care, but there are more health benefits to taking care of your pearly whites than most of us know. In a review article, a faculty member ...

Aug 05, 2010
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Baby canine teeth: No evidence to support extraction

The practice of extracting baby canine teeth to make way for adult canines that are erupting in the wrong place has no evidential basis, according to a new study by Cochrane Researchers. In a systematic review, the researchers ...

Apr 15, 2009
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