Transl Res 2021 Jun 20. Epub 2021 Jun 20.
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA; Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA; Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:
Following injury, the oral mucosa undergoes complex sequences of biological healing processes to restore homeostasis. While general similarities exist, there are marked differences in the genomics and kinetics of wound healing between the oral cavity and cutaneous skin. The lack of successful therapy for oral mucosal wounds has influenced clinicians to explore alternative treatments and potential autotherapies to enhance intraoral healing. Read More