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Stem Cells Promote Implant Stabilization

June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

stem-cellsFor dental implants to truly imitate natural teeth, a strong periodontal foundation is required. Extreme pressure can damage an unstable implant, and orthodontic treatment isn’t possible for a tooth with a weak foundation. A natural tooth with a solid anchor in the jawbone, however, can withstand chewing forces and orthodontic therapy.

A June 22nd article at tells us that Journal of Oral Implantology released a report on how stem cells can contribute to periodontal tissue regeneration around dental implants. In the study, stem cells contributed to the growth of cementum, bone tissue, and periodontal ligament, which are required for periodontal tissue.

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