Tooth repair | definition of tooth repair by Medical dictionary
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Professional dental care that covers defects in an injured or carious tooth or replaces missing teeth (e.g. with a crown, a bridge, or an implant). This is usually accompanied by improved health of the gingiva and the periodontal ligament.
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The researchers hoped they could use Dlk1 to manage the production of stem cells to speed up tooth repair
. Potential applications of the gene and stem cell therapy include treating common tooth problems like decay and tooth crumbling.A
[USA], Aug 11 (ANI): Researchers have unveiled a new mechanism that could offer a potential new solution to tooth repair
"He doesn't have insurance and can't afford the ER and tooth repair
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