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Nanodiamond–gutta percha composite prevents infection after root canal

By Faye Oney / October 27, 2017

In a new clinical trial, scientists have shown that nanodiamonds mixed with gutta percha, a dental filling, can prevent bacterial infection after a root canal. The results represent a key milestone for the nanodiamond field and nanomedicine in general.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 3, 2016

Engineers bake up nanolayered composites, light-modified chalcogenide glass modifies light, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 3, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 3, 2016

Electron transport across grain boundaries, graphene balls lubricate automobile engines, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 3, 2015.

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Can glass dental fillings provide stronger, safer alternative to metals and composites?

By April Gocha / March 31, 2015

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, along with colleagues at various other European institutions, are not only advocating on behalf of glass ionomer cement’s benefits, but also researching ways to make the material even better for dental work.

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