[The role of epithelial cell rests of Hertwig's sheath in periodontal regeneration--review]

Przegl Lek. 2015;72(10):581-3.
[Article in Polish]


Epithelial cell rests of Malassez (ERM) are the potential source of stem cells subpopulation with ability to periodontal regeneration by epithelial-mesenchymal induction. The morphology of ERM and ERM influence on root development and regeneration process was described based on the literature.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition*
  • Guided Tissue Regeneration, Periodontal / methods*
  • Humans
  • Stem Cells*
  • Tooth Root / surgery