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Don Ruch

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Regenerating human teeth?

I just got back from the oral surgen this afternoon, I had a broken molar and had to have it extracted. As you can imagine the experience was traumatic, from the needle stuck into my gums 4 times to numb the area, to the tooth having to be pried out in peices. now I have the choice of dental implants in my future or eating softer foods. My question is if sharks can regenerate teeth why cant we? Now I agree that a human with rows of sharp teeth would be a scary picture not to mention how would you floss? The idea comes from the fact that we started out with baby teeth, right? We loose the baby teeth by the permanent teeth disolving the baby teeth roots and esentialy pushing the baby teeth out. Maybe some studys could shed light on this possibitity?

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