Thursday, January 19, 2017

Does Alzheimer's Drug Encourage Tooth Regrowth And Cavitie Repair?

Dental fillings may be a thing in the past after researchers from King's College London find a drug called Tideglusib (which is used to treat Alzheimer's patients) stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of the teeth so that new dentin is generated.

Researchers showed soaking a small biodegradable sponge with the drug and placing in into the cavity triggers the growth of dentin and repairs the damage within six weeks.

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