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.
In Part 1 we discussed the benefits of fluoride and the risks of over-exposure to fluoride. Fluoride can be useful in strengthening teeth and protecting them from decay, if used in the right way. As we discussed in the previous section, there is a risk of dental fluorosis, or mottling of teeth, if children swallow
Many parents are confused about fluoride. Is it good or bad for children? What are the risks and benefits of fluoride? In this blog post we will answer these and other questions. What is fluoride? Fluoride is the 13th most abundant element on the earth’s crust. It is found naturally in rocks, soil,