Your teeth can now cure you!
Did you know that even though they often need to be extracted, your wisdom teeth and primary teeth can be of great value to you? Science has now taught us that similarly to the umbilical cord, wisdom teeth and primary teeth contain stem cells that can eventually be used to treat yourself or family members.
Your umbilical cord is now long gone. The extraction of your wisdom teeth and primary teeth therefore represent a rare opportunity to collect what could, one day, have a huge impact in your life or in the life of someone you love. Don’t miss out! Do not throw away these teeth and call us today to schedule an appointment.
Extraction of wisdom teeth
Many people will have their wisdom teeth extracted at one point in their life and there are multiple reasons for this phenomena.
Semi-enclosed wisdom teeth (they partially protrude from the gums) can cause pain, overlapping of teeth and infections. They can also cause cavities to neighboring teeth as they are difficult to clean.
Enclosed wisdom teeth (they are unable to erupt through the gums) can cause even more severe problems like the formation of a cyst. They can also damage the bone or the nerves of your jaw and have long-term repercussions on the health and comfort of your mouth.
What is the procedure?
During the extraction of your wisdom or primary teeth, we can collect the stem cells they contain and deposit them in a human tissue bank. Certain teeth allow us to collect up to 2 million stem cells.
The possibility of conserving them to one day treat diseases like cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis, is revolutionary and of great value to our patients.