Dental pulp stem cell preservation scores high not only in terms of therapeutic advantages, but also in terms of practical aspects of preservation. Dental pulp stem cell preservation has the following unique advantages:
The duration for preserving healthy dental stem cells is long, since it can be done for children in the age group of 5-12 years and also for adults under the age of 30.
The collection of stem cells from the pulp of the tooth is easy, quick, highly efficient, with no ethical complications, as it involves a simple process of extraction of the tooth.
Dental stem cells are non-controversial adult stem cells, unlike embryonic stem cells, the source of which involves ethical issues.
Dental stem cells have demonstrated interactivity with biomaterials, making them ideal for tissue reconstruction.
Dental stem cells are expandable and they can be multiplied under controlled conditions.