Written by Dentistry Today Monday, 03 October 2011 15:46
The grant will fund Dr. Alapati’s core research focus on stem cell-based therapeutics in Endodontics. Basically, Dr. Alapati is hoping to revolutionize root canal treatment by incorporating regenerative components to root canal therapy.
“I want to discover a way to get stem cells from dental tissues and regenerate the diseased tooth structures to their natural anatomy” Dr. Alapati explained. “This will allow whole root structures to grow to completion, thereby preventing loss of tooth.”