Bioactive Composite with antimicrobial properties
By Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology(SCTIMST)
Saliva is a natural caries protection agent and contains the minerals that maintain the integrity of the enamel surface.It helps maintain the health of the hard and soft tissues, removes waste, and protect against microbial invasion. Bioactive dental materials help regulate the chemistry of teeth and saliva and contribute to the remineralization.
Product Design and Silent Features
The product exhibited antimicrobial property compared with control Bis GMA based composite when exposed to E.coli bacteria for an exposure of 1 hour. Advantages are : • Esthetic • Chemically bonds • Seals teeth against bacterial leakage • Releases/recharges calcium and phosphate • Provides long-term patient benefits
Development Stage
Industry can associate to take forward the clinical trial and further commercialization.
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