Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81771048, 81900981, 81870743)
China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2019M663530)
Sichuan Science and Technology Program (2021YJ0149, 2020YFS0170)
Research and Development Foundation of West China Hospital of Stomatology (RD-02-201904)
Research Funding from West China School/Hospital of Stomatology Sichuan University (RCDWJS2020-18)
Received: 19 March 2021
Accepted: 4 July 2021
First Online: 22 July 2021
: The study obtained approval from the ethics committees of the West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University, and the State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases. After getting informed consent from all participants and parents/legally authorized representatives of minors, human tissues including teeth extracted were harvested according to the informed protocol approved by the Committee on Human Research of the West China Hospital of Stomatology of Sichuan University (WCHSIRB-D-2017-277). The animal studies were approved by the Panel on Laboratory Animal Care of the State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Sichuan University (WCHSIRB-D-2017-211).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.