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Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 8354640, 13 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8354640
Review Article

Buccal Fat Pad as a Potential Source of Stem Cells for Bone Regeneration: A Literature Review

1Department of Tissue Engineering, School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2Dental Research Center, Research Institute of Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4University of Antwerp, The Team for Cleft and Craniofacial Anomalies, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
5Medical Nano-Technology & Tissue Engineering Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Correspondence should be addressed to Arash Khojasteh; moc.oohay@hetsajohkhsara

Received 3 December 2016; Revised 17 April 2017; Accepted 16 May 2017; Published 5 July 2017

Academic Editor: Heinrich Sauer

Copyright © 2017 Nasim Salehi-Nik et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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