Nanotech Dentistry – A New Era Has Begun!!!

Authors

  • Ravi Kumar Pujar
  • Vidya N

Abstract

As with all emerging technologies, a successful future for nanotechnology will only be achieved through open sharing of ideas and research findings, through testing and frank discussion. Time, advances, resources, and needs will determine which prospects becomes reality. Application of nanotechnology to all branches of dentistry will soon be a reality. So get ready for smart nanotech dentistry.

References

Freitas RA. Nanodentistry. JADA (2000). 131(11): 1559–65.

West JL, Halas NJ. Applications of nanotechnology to biotechnology commentary. Curr Opin Biotechnol (2000).11(2): 215–17.

Kaehler T. Nanotechnology: basic concepts and definitions. Clin Chem (1994). 40(9): 1797–99.

Whitesides GM, Love JC. The art of building small. Sci Am (2001). 285(3): 38–47.

Ashley S. Nanorobot construction crews. Sci Am (2001). 285(3): 76–77.

Shellhart WC, Oesterle LJ. Uprighting molars without extrusion. J Am Dent Assoc (1999). 130(3): 381–85.

Pinon-Segundo E, Ganem-Quintanar A, Alonso-Perez V. Preparation and characterization of triclosan nanoparticles for periodontal treatment. Int J Pharm (2005). 294: 217–32.

Chandramouli PE, Manoj Kumar S, Parthiban S. Nanotechnology in dentistry – a review. Int J Biol Med Res (2012). 39(2): 1550–53.

Katz A, Redlich M, Rapoport, Wagner, Tenne R. A novel friction reduced orthodontic archwire coated with fullerene like nanoparticles. Jerusalem, Israel: Hebrew University, Dental School of Mediciene.

Pujari RV, Birangane RS. Dental robots: fiction to fascination. Dent Dialogue (2012). 38(2): 39–42.

Sandrine L, Guy L, Pierre L. Nanotechnology and dental implants.International Journal of Biomaterials 01/2010; 2010:915327. DOI: 10.1155/2010/915327

Patil M, Mehta DS, Guvva S. Future impact of nanotechnology on medicine and dentistry. J Indian Soc Periodontol (2008). 12(2): 34–40.

Chandki R, Kala M, Kiran KN, Biji B, Priyanka B, Ruchi B. Nanodentistry: exploring the beauty of miniature. J Clin Exp Dent (2012). 4(2): e119–24.

Sanjeev VK, Prabhat KC, Lata G, Manita R, Amit J A. Critical review of the implication of nanotechnology in modern dental practice. Natl J Maxillofac Surg (2010). 1(1): 41–44.

Downloads

Published

2014-11-17

Issue

Section

Review Article