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Bioactive materials in conservative dentistry

Snehal Sonarkar, Rucheet Purba


Bioactive materials have been used in every field of dentistry and medicine. These materials are broadly used in the field of conservative dentistry for regeneration, repair and reconstruction. These materials are available in different form and composition that acts directly on vital tissue inducing its healing and repair. These materials directly function because of induction of various growth factors and different cells. Thus, this article describes various bioactive materials, the form in which they are available and its uses.


Bioactive materials; biomimetic substances; conservative dentistry; repair/regeneration

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