Could Humans Ever Regrow Teeth?

Could Humans Ever Regrow Teeth?

Many animals—sharks and manatees, for instance—can regrow their teeth throughout their lives. Humans aren't so fortunate, but scientists may be about to change that. Watch the video below to find out how.

Could Humans Ever Regrow Teeth?

Fillings + stem cells = genius.

What Are Stem Cells?

Stem cells are all over science news. Here's why.

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from SciShow

10 Things You Didn't Know About Teeth

Ever heard of "Mountain Dew mouth"?

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Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    Dolphin's only grow one set of teeth and you can age them by counting their rings. (0:41)

  • 2

    Cheese prevents tooth decay. (1:17)

  • 3

    Babies can be born with teeth. (1:45)

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