Bioactive Glasses in Dental Applications (Literature Review)

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Ola Saleh Mahdi


Bioactive glasses are silicate-grounded and can course of action a strong substance connect through the tissues. These biomaterials are exceptionally biocompatible and can shape a hydroxyapatite layer when embedded in the body or absorbed the recreated body liquid. Because of a few detriments, regular glass preparing technique, including softening of glass parts is supplanted by sol-gel strategy with a substantial number of advantages, for example, low handling temperature, higher immaculateness and homogeneity and along these lines better control of bioactivity. Bioactive glasses have a wide scope of utilizations, especially in dentistry. These glasses can be utilized as particulates or solid shapes and permeable or thick develops in various applications, for example, remineralization or extreme touchiness treatment. A few properties of bioactive glasses, for example, antibacterial properties can be advanced by including diverse components into the glass. Bioactive glasses can likewise be utilized to adjust diverse biocompatible materials that should be bioactive. This investigation surveys the critical advancements of bioactive glasses in dentistry. Besides, we will examine the field of bioactive glasses from starting to the present advancements, which incorporates preparing techniques, applications, and properties of these glasses.


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O. Saleh Mahdi, “Bioactive Glasses in Dental Applications (Literature Review)”, JUBES, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 207 - 213, Jun. 2019.