Do you happen to still remember your first baby tooth falling out? So, for some of us, it was quite frightening and painful, while others got a nice gift from the Tooth Fairy. Many parents keep their children’s teeth afterward and while keeping your kids’ teeth may sound strange, we actually have a reason why it may be worth doing.
Keeping teeth for dental cells
There may exist several grounds for a parent not to throw away a child’s fallen tooth. But, there is one reason to preserve it has a connection to the youngster’s future health. Researchers recommend keeping the teeth to later get dental stem cells out of them. Later in life, these cells can even save the person’s life.