A majority of parents play the tooth fairy with your kids after shedding their baby teeth. There are immense long-term benefits of storing away baby teeth with a tooth bank.
– Baby teeth have valuable and powerful stem cells that can transform into any type of cell in the body.
– Having baby teeth stored in a tooth bank eliminates the need to wait for a bone marrow donor and increases the likelihood of acceptance of the tooth derived stem cells.
– There are a number of services that your dentist can recommend to cryopreserve stem cell from baby teeth at a fee.
As stem cells age, they become less powerful. If your child needs stem cells as an adult, the teeth that currently live in their mouth will no longer be very useful.
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Mohammed Binamin (Principal Dental Surgeon) BDS DRDP MFGDP MMedSci (Implantology)
Dr Mohammed Binamin is the principal dental surgeon at Widney Dental Care and a partner in the BST group of dental practices. In his role, he leads a team of Dental Professionals providing all aspects of NHS and Private Dentistry to patients in primary care.
In general practice, he takes a special interest in Restorative and Surgical Implant Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Intravenous Sedation and advanced Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry providing these services for his own and referral patients from local practitioners.