New drug to regenerate teeth.
Kyoto University researchers have successfully used a drug to regenerate new whole teeth in mice. The novel therapeutic approach, which uses antibodies, blocks the action of a gene known to regulate the growth of excess teeth. The engineered antibody is earmarked as a new treatment for missing teeth due to a genetic disorder known as tooth agenesis. Tooth agenesis is a congenital disorder characterized by … Continue reading New drug to regenerate teeth.