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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2013, 1(2), 40-44
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-1-2-4
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Nanotechnology in Dentistry – A Review

Lakshmi sree1, , B Balasubramanian2 and D Deepa3

1Department. of Periodontics, RMDCH, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India

2Department. of Prosthodontics, RMDCH, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India

3Department of Periodontics, Shri Balaji Dental College, Chennai, India

Pub. Date: November 15, 2013

Cite this paper:
Lakshmi sree, B Balasubramanian and D Deepa. Nanotechnology in Dentistry – A Review. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2013; 1(2):40-44. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-1-2-4

Abstract

Dentistry is frequently facing revolutions in order to provide a most reliable and comfortable therapeutic options for the patients. Recently nanotechnology has emerged as a new science exploiting specific phenomena and direct manipulation of materials on nanoscale. Application of nanotechnology in dentistry holds promise for the maintenance of comprehensive dental care by employing nanomaterials including tissue engineering and ultimately nanorobots. This paper highlights the role of nanomaterials and their potential to be used in the diagnosis and management of oral diseases.

Keywords:
nanomaterials nanodentistry nanorobots nanotechnology nanoscale materials

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