Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2016, vol. 22, issue 1
Subject Area: Medicine&Dentistry
Pages: 1050-1055
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2016221.1050
Published online: 16 March 2016

J of IMAB 2016 Jan-Mar;22(1):1050-1055
Maya Lyapina1 Corresponding Autor, Mariana Cekova2, Maria Dencheva2, Assya Krasteva2, Mariela Yaneva-Deliverska3, Jordan Deliverski4, Angelina Kisselova2
1) Department of Hygiene, Medical Ecology and Nutrition, Medical Faculty, Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria,
2) Department of Oral and Image Diagnostic, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria,
3) Department of Medical Ethics and Law, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria,
4) State University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Nanodentistry is defined as the science and technology of diagnosing, treating and preventing oral and dental diseases, relieving pain, preserving and improving dental health using nanostructured material. Varieties of new dental products are available that rely on nanoscale properties, ranging from implants to oral hygiene products. Nanodentistry encourages the concept of minimally invasive dentistry, creating a more dentist friendly atmosphere. However, patient awareness and education is important to make them understand the developments in the field and the options available in the treatment. Following the progress of nanotechnology, current dental research is exploring designs for restorative systems. During the last decades, an increasing variety of dental restorative materials were developed. The paper reviews the most innovative nanocomposites, their structure, antibacterial and remineralizing capabilities, economical and ethical aspects and safety issues.

Key words: nanodentistry, dental restorative materials, nanocomposites,

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Lyapina M, Cekova M, Dencheva M, Krasteva A, Yaneva-Deliverska M, Deliverski J, Kisselova A. Application of nanobiomaterials in restorative dentistry. J of IMAB. 2016 Jan-Mar;22(1):1050-1055.

Correspondence to: Maya Lyapina, MD. Department of Hygiene, Medical Ecology and Nutrition, Medical Faculty, Medical University, Sofia; 15, Acad. Ivan Evstr. Geshov Blvd ., 1431 Sofia, Bulgaria;

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Received: 22 December 2015
Published online: 16 March 2016

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