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A New Kind of Tooth Fairy

There was an article published on www.dallasnews.com today about a new company in Austin that will store a child's baby teeth for future use to potentially cure diseases.  This is supposed to replace embryonic stem cell research.  They aren't sure whether this will work or not, but it's $595 for the processing fee and then $89 a year. 

So, if a child loses a tooth at age 6 and needs the tooth cells at age 50, that's $4600... but you probably wouldn't know if it worked or not until you spent that $4600!!  I'm not so sure this is a good idea until more research can be done.

Here is the entire article:

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/latestnews/stories/072106dntexbabyteeth.77d0e71.html

Comment balloon 0 commentsDonna Harris • July 20 2006 06:52PM

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