Antimicrobial activity of AgNPs-containing dental materials.
|Material studied||AgNPs concentration||Antimicrobial effectiveness||Reference|
|Composite resin||0.028 wt%, 0.042 wt%, 0.088 wt%, 0.175 wt%||Good inhibitory activity against S. mutans, at 0.042 wt%|||
|Adhesive system||0.1 wt%||Reduction of CFU for total microorganisms, total streptococci, and S. mutans |||
|Adhesive system||0.05 wt%||Reduction of CFU and acid lactic production for |
|Primer and adhesive||0.05 wt%||Good inhibitory activity against total microorganisms, total streptococci, and S. mutans |||
|Acrylic resin||1 µg/mL||Reduction on C. albicans adherence|||
|Acrylic resin||0.05 vol%, 0.5 vol% and 5 vol%||Good efficacy against C. albicans, at 5 vol%|||
|Tissue conditioner||0.1%, 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 irrigant||0.005%||Bactericidal effect against E. faecalis |||
|Gutta-percha||Not mentioned||Significant effect against E. faecalis, S. aureus, |
C. albicans and E. coli.
|MTA||1 wt%||High antimicrobial effect against E. faecalis, C. albicans,and P. aeruginosa |||
|Titanium implants||0.5 M, 1.0 M, 1.5 M, 2.0 M||Prevention of S. aureus adhesion for up to 30 days|||
|Titanium implants||3.16 × 10−2 mg Ag/mL||Reduction of P. aeruginosa adhesion|||