The proteomes of oral fluid collected from gingival crevices of healthy people and those with gingivitis and chronic periodontitis have been compared by researchers in Australia to try to understand the underlying biological processes that take place during oral disease progression. Fluid was collected with a microcapillary tube from the
New research has found that exposure to passive smoking at four months of age is associated with an increased risk of tooth decay at age three years. The level of dental caries in deciduous teeth in developed countries remains high – 20.5pc in children ages two to five years in
Silver Nanoparticle-Integrated Plasma Polymer Coating Prevents Bacterial Infection in Dental Implants. The new plasma coating not only inhibits bacterial growth, but also enables the implant to rapidly form a longer lasting bond with the jawbone. This adhesion was accomplished by integrating silver nanoparticles onto the implacts surface. The nanoparticles were
The global dental implant and prosthetics market is valued at $11,948 million in 2014 and is further expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period of 2015 to 2020. Geographically, dental implant market is divided into Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the world.