Smile brighter: A glimpse into the future of tooth regeneration


  • KC Makhubele


anxiously, pharmaceutical


Prepare yourselves for an extraordinary breakthrough in the field of dentistry, ladies and gentlemen! The year 2024 is already shaping up to be a promising one (forget NHI for a moment), as we anticipate the launch of innovative clinical trials aimed at regenerating our teeth. Yes, you read that correctly – the ability to regrow one’s own teeth may become a reality sooner than you believe. A group of devoted scientists, led by the visionary minds at Toregem Biopharma, is on the precipice of making a significant advancement that could transform dental care as we know it. After effectively growing new teeth in animal test subjects, this Japanese pharmaceutical startup is now preparing to conduct human trials. Imagine a world in which tooth loss is no longer a permanent concern, but merely a
minor blip in the majestic symphony of life.


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Makhubele, K. (2024). Smile brighter: A glimpse into the future of tooth regeneration. South African Dental Journal, 79(01), 3. Retrieved from

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