International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2021, Vol. 7 Issue 3, Part D
Small is the new big; nanotechnology in periodontics: A review
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Forum Vora, Dr. Vinay Nawagale, Dr. Arvind Shetty, Dr. Devanand Shetty and Dr. Pooja Wadkar
With the ever-growing advancement in the field of dentistry, one of the major breakthroughs is the use of nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is a relatively recent development in scientific research. To use this gem of the technology to its full potential, basic and adequate knowledge about its functioning and science behind it is necessary. The use of nanotechnology in periodontics is relatively untouched.
This paper aims to compile the basic principles, uses and benefits of nanotechnology in the field of periodontics, and help the reader in unleashing its potential in the non-surgical as well as surgical aspects, local drug delivery and a plethora of other aspects. Simultaneously, focusing on the problems that are faced for its practical usage and the safety concerns.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Forum Vora, Dr. Vinay Nawagale, Dr. Arvind Shetty, Dr. Devanand Shetty, Dr. Pooja Wadkar. Small is the new big; nanotechnology in periodontics: A review. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2021;7(3):246-248. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2021.v7.i3d.1308