International Journal of Biomaterials / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Silver Nanoparticles in Dental Biomaterials

Table 1

Antimicrobial activity of AgNPs-containing dental materials.

Material studiedAgNPs concentrationAntimicrobial effectivenessReference

Composite resin0.028 wt%, 0.042 wt%, 0.088 wt%, 0.175 wt%Good inhibitory activity against S. mutans, at 0.042 wt%[25]
Adhesive system0.1 wt%Reduction of CFU for total microorganisms, total streptococci, and S. mutans [41]
Adhesive system0.05 wt%Reduction of CFU and acid lactic production for
S. mutans
Primer and adhesive0.05 wt%Good inhibitory activity against total microorganisms, total streptococci, and S. mutans [42]
Acrylic resin1 µg/mLReduction on C. albicans adherence[43]
Acrylic resin0.05 vol%, 0.5 vol% and 5 vol%Good efficacy against C. albicans, at 5 vol%[44]
Tissue conditioner0.1%, 0.5%, 1.0%, 2.0% and 3.0%.Antimicrobial properties against S. mutans and
S. aureus at 0.1% and against C. albicans at 0.5%
Intracanal irrigant0.005%Bactericidal effect against E. faecalis [20]
Gutta-perchaNot mentionedSignificant effect against E. faecalis, S. aureus,
C. albicans and E. coli.
MTA1 wt%High antimicrobial effect against E. faecalis, C. albicans,and P. aeruginosa [19]
Titanium implants0.5 M, 1.0 M, 1.5 M, 2.0 MPrevention of S. aureus adhesion for up to 30 days[23]
Titanium implants3.16 × 10−2 mg Ag/mLReduction of P. aeruginosa adhesion[22]

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