Silver Nanoparticles in Dental Biomaterials

@inproceedings{Corra2015SilverNI,
  title={Silver Nanoparticles in Dental Biomaterials},
  author={Juliana Mattos Corr{\^e}a and Matsuyoshi Mori and Helo{\'i}sa Lajas Sanches and Adriana Dibo da Cruz and Edgard Poiate and Isis Andr{\'e}a Venturini Pola Poiate},
  booktitle={International journal of biomaterials},
  year={2015}
}
Silver has been used in medicine for centuries because of its antimicrobial properties. More recently, silver nanoparticles have been synthesized and incorporated into several biomaterials, since their small size provides great antimicrobial effect, at low filler level. Hence, these nanoparticles have been applied in dentistry, in order to prevent or reduce biofilm formation over dental materials surfaces. This review aims to discuss the current progress in this field, highlighting aspects… CONTINUE READING
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