Profile: Tom Diekwisch sees growing future for tooth regeneration












“Thanks to researchers like Tom Diekwisch, the day is at hand when people won’t need false teeth.

No more dentures afloat in a bedside glass. No more embarrassing lisps.

‘Regenerative dentistry will allow patients to use their own dentition longer,’ said Diekwisch (DEEK-wish), head of oral biology in the College of Dentistry.”

More here.


About diekwisch

Dr. Diekwisch currently serves as the director of the Brodie Laboratory for Craniofacial Genetics at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, where he focuses his research on areas such as the evolution of dental structures and the role of chromatin factors in development.
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