publication . Article . 2017

Stem cells in dentistry: A study regarding awareness of stem cells among dental professionals

NikhatM Attar; ParitaK Chitroda; Girish Katti; Syed Shahbaz; G Sreenivasarao; Ambika Patil;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Indian Journal of Dental Research (issn: 0970-9290, eissn: 1998-3603, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Background: Dental stem cell, a type of adult stem cell, exhibits multipotent differentiation capacity and is drawing worldwide attention because of its numerous applications. The advances in applications of dental stem cells seem to be unsurpassed in the near future, for which specialized skills and knowledge in this arena are of prime significance. Hence, there is a need to acquire more knowledge about dental stem cells to obtain maximum benefits from it in the coming years. Dental stem cells in India are still at the budding stage, and there seems to be limited awareness regarding dental stem cells. Aim: This study aimed to assess the awareness of stem cells ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseasesstomatognathic system
free text keywords: Cell, dental professionals, dental stem cell, stem cells, Dentistry, RK1-715, General Dentistry, General Medicine, Adult stem cell, business.industry, business, Stem cell, Dental stem cells, Medicine
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