Medical technology has had major growth in the last few years. We have witnessed more medical professionals bring research to into practice and making major breakthroughs in using stem cells for dental implant treatment and healing. ‘Regenerative Dentistry’ is one such technique that has major growth in recent years. The process uses patient’s blood cells to accelerate regeneration and to repair bone and tissue in teeth. Stem Cell technology enables Dentists to use stem cells, platelets and growth factors (GFs) from your own bloodstream to regenerate bone. This allows the highest success rates when it comes to bone regeneration therapies. Growth factors are amongst the key proteins that aid in wound healing and are tissue regeneration accelerators.
Usually, when a tooth is damaged due to severe decay or trauma, infected tissue can cause sensitive inner dental pulp to become exposed and vulnerable to harmful bacteria. Once this occurs, only treatment options like root canals or tooth extraction become viable solutions to treat painful symptoms.
With Stem Cell technology, pulp-like tissue starts to form inside empty tooth roots after two weeks of treatment. After four weeks, there is an increase in cell growth and blood vessels start to form. Around eight weeks into the process, pulp-like tissue starts to fill the entire pulp space, complete with organised blood vessels populated with red blood cells. The end of the process leaves the tooth with cellular extensions and strong adhesion into dentin (hard, bony tissue that that forms the bulk of the tooth).
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