We can take a bite out of Sharks to create new teeth

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Latest research on tooth regeneration

It’s  sad when one of our patients loses a tooth. We do our best to provide excellent dental care, but sometimes life style or accidents get in the way. At Keppel Advanced Dentistry in Sutton, Surrey we have many restorative treatments available including over 10 years experience in dental implants. However, wouldn’t it be fantastic if we could replace a lost tooth with a brand new tooth that is made from the same natural tooth tissue?

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have identified a network of genes that is responsible for life long tooth regeneration in Sharks. Yes, you read that correctly, Jaws 1-5. What is really interesting is that human beings possess the same gene pattern.

The full article can be found here.

Taking a bite out of Jaws.

For the time being though, it’s a good idea to look after the teeth you already have. A healthy diet alongside a good teeth and gum health programme should help you keep smiling for a life time. If you are interested in knowing more about looking after your teeth and gums, please contact us anytime for a chat or free consultation.

Best wishes

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Keppel Advanced Dentistry

Sutton

Surrey

 

 

 

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