The old practice of keeping one’s milk teeth under the pillow for tooth fairy to collect may have something to it after all. With dental stem cell banking (DSCB), one can store stem cells derived from a child’s milk teeth or even wisdom tooth of adolescents and adults below 30 years to be used in future for possible treatment of many diseases. Dentists are now recommending preserving milk teeth as an all time asset that can be used for treating the person or his/her siblings anytime.
Stemade Biotech Pvt Ltd, the first company in India to launch dental stem cell
CRYO-SAVE Group, the Netherlands-based stem cell company with a large Indian presence, plans to increase the number of stem cell donors
in the country by opening more representative offices. The company expects this would increase the number of clients and also extend its reach beyond the current five cities, group CEO Rob Koremans told ET.
Cryo-Save Group plans to invest e 2 million (about Rs 13 crore) in its Bangalore-based subsidiary for over three years.
Stem Cell Therapy
Stem cell banking is gaining popularity in Indore and Bhopal as increasing numbers of parents are taking to the concept, which has the potential to secure their child’s healthy life.
The number of people who have registered for stem cell banking has increased multifold in Indore and Bhopal, placing them among the top 10 cities in the country, according to industry estimates.
Every month about 500 parents from Indore and Bhopal are investing in the potential life-saving power of stem cells by preserving the umbilical cord at child birth, whose stem cells help fight against any future life