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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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Advances in materials will soon solve any dental dilemma

By April Gocha / October 27, 2015

No matter what your dental problem, science has you covered. Whether it’s a better material for fillings, a replacement tooth altogether, or a whole new set of chompers, new research is delving deep into the science of materials for your mouth.

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Dental implants made cheaper, stronger with ceramic-polymer blend and a dose of vitamin D

By Jessica McMathis / October 27, 2014

Experts from the Autonomous University of Baja California in Baja California, Mexico, are hoping to make dental implants equally attractive, more effective, and, more importantly, more affordable through the use of new materials.

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