Opinion
Volume 17 Issue 8 - 2018
Bioactive Material: Biodentine
Akash Bhatnagar*
Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Dr. Z.A Dental College and Hospital, AMU, Aligarh, India
*Corresponding Author: Akash Bhatnagar, Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Dr. Z.A Dental College and Hospital, AMU, Aligarh, India.
Received: April 16, 2018; Published: July 14, 2018
Citation: Akash Bhatnagar. “Bioactive Material: Biodentine”. EC Dental Science 17.8 (2018): 1324.
Biodentine is a bioactive and biocompatible dentine substitute. It is calcium silicate cement based on Active Biosilicate Technology. In this technology, metal impurities are reduced from calcium silicate based material and to improve the mechanical property of the material. It is available in capsule form that contains powder and liquid in pipette. Tricalcium silicate is the main core component of the cement. Dicalcium silicate, Calcium carbonate (as filler) and Zirconium dioxide (as radiopacifier) are other components present in powder. The liquid part of cement contains calcium chloride (as setting accelerator), water reducing agent and water.
Copyright: © 2018 Akash Bhatnagar. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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