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Researchers successfully implant and innervate bioengineered teeth derived from postnatal cells.

Tooth loss is a major public health issue affecting more than 158 million people worldwide. The current standard of care is to replace missing teeth with synthetic dental implants, and/or fixed or removable prosthetics. While successful in some cases, these treatment options are inferior to natural teeth with many associated complications.  Therefore, research has been focusing on the formation of

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