Losing the first milk teeth is a fact that marks the life of any child since this simple act speaks of the growth of the child, and in some places also, the arrival of the Mouse Perez! Today we want to tell you why it is so important to keep our children’s milk teeth.
See below, why you should always keep your children’s milk teeth.
Why should we keep our children’s milk teeth?
If you are a mother, it is likely that you have already had to surprise your little one by leaving some coins under his pillow after the fall of his first milk tooth.
The traditional legend of the arrival of the Mouse of the teeth or Raton Perez arises in the Nordic culture, where the teeth of milk were believed to bring luck.
Now, what do we do once our little ones lose their milk teeths?
Many people keep these little teeth as a sentimental symbol, and many others simply decide to get rid of them; after all, it’s just a tooth!
We are sure that you never thought that saving your baby teeth could save someone’s life.
A study conducted in 2003, showed that milk teeth contain a large number of stem cells in their composition, cells that can replace a huge variety of other cell types.
If at some point in your life, your little one were in an unfavorable health situation and needed to regenerate their cells, they would have their own stem cells from their milk teeth.
Now, it is important that when you save the milk teeth you should keep them in a cool place since with the passage of time, like everything, the stem cells would degrade.
Did you know that there are companies in the world such as Store-A-Tooth or StemSave, which are dedicated to properly preserve the teeth of your children’s milk? The teeth are stored in a vault of cryopreservation in liquid nitrogen, in which the stem cells remain intact for years.
It seems that certain superstitions based on the good use of milk teeth if they are true.
Save your children’s milk teeth, could save their lives someday.