Nanotechnology in Endodontics : current and potential clinical applications / edited by Anil Kishen.
Contributor(s): Kishen, Anil [editor.].Material type: BookPublisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer International Publishing, c.2015Description: xii, 199 : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9783319135748 ; 3319135740.Subject(s): Endodontics | Nanomedicine | Dental materials | | Dentistry August 2016 DDC classification: 617.6342 Online resources: Full text available - on campus access | Full text available - off campus access
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1: Introduction -- 2: Advanced Nanomaterials: Promises for Improved Dental Tissue Regeneration -- 3: Characterization of Nanomaterials/Nanoparticles -- 4: Nanomaterial Properties: Implications for Safe Medical Applications of Nanotechnology -- 5: Nanomedicine: Size-Related Drug Delivery Applications, Including Periodontics and Endodontics -- 6: Nanoparticles for Endodontic Disinfection -- 7: Nanoparticles for Dentin Tussue Stabilization -- 8: Nanoparticles in Restorative Materials -- 9: Remineralizing Nanomaterials for Minimally Invasive Dentistry.
This book provides detailed information on the emerging applications of nanomaterials and nanoparticles within endodontics, highlighting the exciting potential clinical impact of nanotechnology in the field. The range of applications covered is diverse, encompassing drug and gene delivery, tissue engineering, antibacterial strategies, dentin tissue stabilization, dentin pulp regeneration and use in restorative and endodontic materials. Important scientific background information relating to each application is provided, with clear coverage of basic principles.