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    Stem Cells: Are They Potential Saviours of Damaged Teeth?

    teet,health, smile, dentistWhile there is no doubt that the common dental implant is an effective way for a dentist to replace lost teeth, the role of stem cells may prove to be even more effective.

    – Stem cells are primitive cells that can become any kind of cell

    – Stem cells could be used to repair tooth decay or even replace entire teeth

    – Animal-based trials have resulted in the natural replacement of a tooth through this method.

    – Clinical trials involving humans may not be far off.

    “Instead of replacing entire teeth, stem cells may help to heal teeth as an interim step in the dental chair.”

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    Dr Nicholas Riley BDS 1996, MJDF 2012

    Nik qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1996. He has always had a keen interest in clinical excellence, and further education. He recently gained his MJDF qualifications Nik dedicates much of his time to attending many world renowned courses in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry, so he can ensure that patients benefit from the most up to date solutions.