A short review of use of nanotechnology in periodontics

  • Kavita Ganiger Senior Lecturer, Dept of Periodontics College of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Amargadh, Bhavnagar Dist, Gujarat
  • Kartikay Sexena Reader, Dept of Oral Pathology & Microbiology College of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Amargadh, Bhavnagar Dist, Gujarat
  • V. Lalitha Srivalli Senior Lecturer, Dept of Oral Medicine & Radiology College of Dental Sciences & Hospital Amargadh, Bhavnagar Dist. Gujarat.
  • A. Sudheer Reader,Dept of Prosthodontics College of Dental Sciences & Hospital Amargadh, Bhavnagar Dist. Gujarat.
Keywords: Nanomaterials, Nanodentistry, periodontics

Abstract

Nanoscience or nanotechnology refers to the development and research of an applied science at the atomic or molecular level. Nanotechnology is developing fast in recent years and like other medical fields it is also set to transform dentistry in a huge way. It is now considered as a multidisciplinary field of scientific research. Different types of nanomaterials, nanoparticles, nanodivices and its applications are of human interest. Nanodentistry can make maintenance of oral health by employing the nanodivices which will allow precise control on various techniques in oral care like oral analgesia, dentine replacement therapy, permanent hypersensitivity cure, periodontal cure and complete orthodontic realignment etc. Nanotechnology and its application in periodontics have improved the diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and prevention of the periodontal diseases. It utilizes nanomaterials, nanobiotechnology and nanorobots for the treatment and maintenance of periodontal health. The purpose of this paper is to review the phenomenon of nonotechnology as applied to periodontics.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Arora R, Kapoor H. Nanotechnology in Dentistry - Hope or Hype. OHDM 2014;13(4):928-33.

Verma SK, Prabhat KC, Goyal L, Rani M, Jain A. A critical review of the implication of nanotechnology in modern dental practice. Natl J Maxillofac Surg 2010;1(1):41-4.

Kaehler T. Nanotechnology: basic concepts and definitions Clin Chem 1994;40:1797-9.

Jan SM, Mir RA, Behal R, Shafi M, Kirmani M, Bhat MA. Role of Nanotechnology in Dentistry. Sch J App Med Sci 2014;2(2D):785-9.

Mala K. Mission possible. J Interdiscip Dentistry 2014;4:109.

Catledge SA. Nanostructured Ceramics for Biomedical Implants. J nanoscience and nanotechnology 2002;2(3-4):293-312.

Perwez E. Nanodentistry: A Beginning of a New Era in Dentistry. Indian Journal of Dental Education 2014;7(1):9-15.

Ahmed W, St John Crean. Nanotechnology for tooth regeneration. Faculty Dental Journal 2014;5(1):32-8.

Bhardwaj A, Bhardwaj A, Misuriya A, Maroli S, Manjula S, Singh AK. Nanotechnology in dentistry: Present and future. J Int Ora Health 2013;6(1):121-6.

Freitas RA Jr. Nanotechnology, nanomedicine and nanosurgery. Int J Surg 2005;3(4):243-6.

Published
2015-10-11
How to Cite
1.
Ganiger K, Sexena K, Srivalli VL, Sudheer A. A short review of use of nanotechnology in periodontics. AMS [Internet]. 11Oct.2015 [cited 21Feb.2020];2(7):100-1. Available from: http://asdpub.com/index.php/ams/article/view/233
Section
Review Articles

Most read articles by the same author(s)

Obs.: This plugin requires at least one statistics/report plugin to be enabled. If your statistics plugins provide more than one metric then please also select a main metric on the admin's site settings page and/or on the journal manager's settings pages.