With so much controversy surrounding embryonic stem cells, researchers are looking for other ways to harvest the restorative properties of stem cells. Adult stem cells can be found in bone marrow and teeth. Controlling these cells and directing their growth into specialized cells like skin, bone, nerves, muscle, blood and teeth could potentially help treat a host of diseases in the future. A unique company, StemSave, was built around the idea of cryrogenically saving stem cells from baby teeth and wisdom teeth for future use, if needed.
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