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CDA Journal features the 20th anniversary of dental stem cells

Advances in research, therapies and treatment options show promising benefits

November 02, 2021 519

The November issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association presents the 20th anniversary of the discovery of dental stem cells. 

Sacramento, Calif. – The November issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association presents the 20th anniversary of the discovery of dental stem cells and their potential applications in dentofacial orthodontic treatment, advances in tissue engineering strategies and the implications for oral and maxillofacial reconstruction, and an assessment of the response of stem cells to the modified zirconia surface of a dental implant.

“The tremendous advancement in stem cell research gives us hope that stem cell-based therapy will become a viable treatment option and provide promising benefits compared to traditional dentistry,” said Kerry K. Carney, DDS, editor-in-chief of the CDA Journal. “For this issue of the Journal, we invited practicing clinicians and scientists to give us a comprehensive review on their perspective of stem cells related to their scope of practice.

Articles in this issue include:

  • “Stem Cells and Dentofacial Orthodontic Treatment Potential” by Phimon Atsawasuwan, DDS, MSc, MSc, MS, PhD
  • “Advances in Tissue Engineering and Implications for Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstruction” by Caitlyn M. McGue, DDS, Victoria A. Mañón, DDS, Chi T. Viet, DDS, MD, PhD
  • “Pre-Sintering Airborne Particle Abrasion Improves Surface and Biological Properties of Zirconia” by Tanjira Kueakulkangwanphol, DDS; Nichamon Chaianant, DDS, PhD; Yanee Tantilertanant, DDS, PhD; and Weerachai Singhatanadgit, DDS, PhD

The Journal of the California Dental Association is an award-winning peer-reviewed scientific publication that keeps dentists up to date about scientific advances, business management strategies and new products.

About the California Dental Association

The California Dental Association is the nonprofit organization representing organized dentistry in California. Founded in 1870, CDA is committed to the success of our members in service to their patients and the public. CDA also contributes to the oral health of Californians through various comprehensive programs and advocacy. CDA’s membership consists of more than 27,000 dentists, making it the largest constituent of the American Dental Association.

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