Tooth Regeneration by Stem Cells -an Innovative Approach

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2012,2,3,433-437.
Published:August 2012
Type:Review Article
Author(s) affiliations:

Vela D Desai1*, Beena Varma, Shruti Maheshwari, Dipika Bumb

1Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Jaipur Dental College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.


With the advancing times, we are on the verge of a paradigm shift, evolving from offering traditional home care to considering biological solutions to various diseases. With the extraordinary advances taking place in the field of medical science, we are now focused on finding “biological solutions to biological problems.” Regenerating the whole tooth is no more a dream. The credit of bio-engineering the tooth goes to stem cells. Stem cells have revolutionized the entire health care delivery. So, the time is certainly ripe for us to familiarize ourselves with stem cells. The aim of this review is to outline stem cells and its application in dentistry

Prerequisites for regeneration of tooth