Dr. Harvey is one of the few stem cell dentists in New York City. The National Institute of Health (NIH) recently discovered that there are stem cells in baby teeth and impacted wisdom teeth. There has been significant medical research indicating stem cells can be influenced to grow into organ tissue, nerve cells, bone, brain cells and cartilage. Medical researchers are working to develop powerful new treatments for stem cells for numerous diseases and injuries. Stem cells from teeth is an innovative and practical way for parents and individuals to help their children benefit from a possible future medical treatment.
Dentists who practice stem cell dentistry provide a service for harvesting and cryogenically preserving these valuable cells which then can later be used for future personalized medical treatments and therapies.
If you would like more information on how to have your child benefit from stem cell harvest, schedule an appointment with Dr. Harvey.
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