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When will >100 patients have had part of their tooth, tooth enamel, or root canal regenerated by stem cell therapy?
The Wikipedia article on "growing teeth" as of 2020-01-18 writes that:
Growing teeth is a bioengineering technology with the ultimate goal to create / re-create new full-molars in a person or an animal.
The following timeline is included in the article:
2002 – British scientists have learned how to grow almost whole, but feeble teeth from single cells.
2007 – Japanese scientists have bred mice almost full new teeth, but without a root.
2009 – from the stem cells were grown full teeth in mice, and even managed to grow a tooth root, previously it was not possible, but there is a problem, it is that grown teeth were slightly less "native" teeth.
2013 - Chinese scientists grow human teeth in mice using stem cells taken from human urine.
2015 - Growing New Teeth in the Mouth Using Stem-Cell Dental Implants
2018 - Protein disorder–order interplay to guide the growth of hierarchical mineralized structures.
Similarly, the article on "tooth regeneration" as of 2020-01-18 states:
Tooth regeneration is a stem cell based regenerative medicine procedure in the field of tissue engineering and stem cell biology to replace damaged or lost teeth by regrowing them from autologous stem cells.
There has been significant progress in the last few decades, prompting some headlines such as "Instead of Filling Cavities, Dentists May Soon Regenerate Teeth" and "Stem Cell Treatment Could Spell the End for Root Canals".
The question is: When will credible media sources first report that at least 100 patients have had part of their tooth, tooth enamel, or root canal regenerated by stem cell therapy?
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