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WGN Chicago News Reports on Banking Teeth Stem Cells for Adopted Children

Dr. Joanne Oppenheim, a pediatric dentist in Chicago, discusses teeth stem cell banking with Dina Bair of WGN Chicago News. Julie Balfour, a parent who saved her twin’s umbilical cord blood utilizes StemSave’s stem cell banking service to bank the adult stem cells of her adopted daughter. Dr. Oppenheim explains how stem cells from teeth can differentiate into various types of tissue such as muscle, bone, and insulin producing beta cells and their applicability for future regenerative medical therapies to treat trauma and disease.

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