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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

Nanotubes: A step further in implants

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Author Details : Shreshta Sathish

Volume : 2, Issue : 4, Year : 2016

Article Page : 213-216

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Understanding the biocomplexity of cell behavior in relation to the topographical characteristics of implants is essential for successful osseointegration with good longevity and minimum failure. The aim of a brighter, better and long-lasting dental implant has lead to the entry of nanotubes that can battle infection, improve healing, and help dental implants last a lifetime. Nanotubes have been in use in orthopedic implants but have not found its way yet into dental implants. This article reviews the advantages and application of nanotubes in dental implants.

Carbon nanotubes, Drug delivery, Nanotechnology, Osseointegration, Titanium nanotubes

How to cite : Sathish S, Nanotubes: A step further in implants. Int J Oral Health Dent 2016;2(4):213-216

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