Mini Review
Volume 19 Issue 10 - 2020
The Application of Fullerene Materials in Dentistry
Nicholas A Kerna1* and John V Flores2,3
1SMC–Medical Research, Thailand
2Beverly Hills Wellness Surgical Institute, USA
3Orange Partners Surgicenter, USA
*Corresponding Author: Nicholas A Kerna, POB47 Phatphong, Suriwongse Road, Bangkok, Thailand 10500.
Received: August 07, 2020; Published: September 15, 2020




Abstract

Fullerene materials are composed of carbon atoms and are biocompatible in humans. Since fullerene’s discovery, nanocarbon fullerene materials have been researched and applied in various medical applications, including dentistry. Nanocarbon fullerene materials are used in dental diagnostics, prevention, and treatment. They are used in biosensors, prosthodontics, mouthwash solutions, and toothpaste. Fullerene nanoparticles can help reduce oral bacteria, inhibit fugal infections, and prevent periodontal disease and dental caries.

Keywords: Biocompatibility; Dental Caries; Fullerene; Nanoparticles; Periodontal Disease

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