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Biocompatibility in Dentistry: A Mini Review

Biocompatibility in Dentistry: A Mini Review by Anita Vazquez-Tibau and Blanche D Grube, DMD Abstract The term “biocompatibility” has been gaining recognition, not only in medicine, but particularly in dentistry. It basically means, biocompatible materials should not have a negative impact on the recipient. Currently, there are literally thousands of different components that makeup the materials…
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A General Review of Titanium Toxicity

A General Review of Titanium Toxicity by Kyeong Tae Kim, Mi Young Eo, Truc Thi Hoang Nguyen &  Soung Min Kim Background Titanium is a commonly used inert bio-implant material within the medical and dental fields. Although the use of titanium is thought to be safe with a high success rate, in some cases, there are rare reports of problems…
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Newly Published

Titanium Exposure and Human Health Dr. Blanche Grube, et al, have just published a paper in Oral Science International wherein they discuss impacts of titanium on human health. Abstract Historically, titanium (Ti) has maintained the reputation of being an inert and relatively biocompatible metal, suitable for use in both medical and dental prosthesis. There are…
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