Many people are familiar with stem-cell banking from the umbilical cord at birth. Did you know that it is also possible to bank stem-cells bank from baby teeth and young, healthy adult teeth? This recent technology has great potential to enable treatment of diseases and aid healing and repair using an individual’s own stem cells in future years.
If you believe in tooth fairies then your child does too, and placing baby teeth under the pillow for 10 or 20 rupees in exchange is how you may have recorded this precious milestone of them growing up. There’s another reason now to save those precious baby teeth, and this may also save their life