Journal of Nanomaterials

Nanomaterials for Medical and Dental Applications


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Published

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1Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea

2Columbia University, New York, USA

3VIT University, Tamil Nadu, India


Nanomaterials for Medical and Dental Applications

Description

Materials with structure at the nanoscale have unique properties. Nanoscience and nanotechnology concepts are applicable across all fields of science (materials science and engineering as well as chemistry, biology, and physics). It is well known that nanoscience and nanotechnology have huge potential in many fields.

A more widespread application of nanomaterials and nanotechnologies is imminent or already occurring in many areas, including health care. For nanomedicine, the three largest areas of application seem to be diagnostics, drug delivery, and regenerative medicine. The use of nanotechnology in dental materials is not new because nanosized silica fillers for dental composite resins were already developed in 1978. What is new is the understanding of some of the benefits that nanoscale technology can offer. Today's scientists and research workers take those new technologies and concepts and apply them to medicine and dentistry. They are finding a wide variety of ways to make medical and dental materials at the nanoscale to take advantage of their enhanced strength and greater bioreactivity.

The purpose of this special issue is to publish high-quality research papers as well as review articles addressing recent advances in the field of nanomaterials for medical and dental applications. A particular interest will be given to papers exploring or discussing nanomaterials and nanotechnologies related to bone cements, bond substitutes, dental composite resins, dental implants, and surface modification techniques applicable in these areas.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Nanomaterials for medical applications
  • Nanomaterials for dental applications
  • Synthesis of nanomaterials
  • Nanoparticles and nanofillers
  • Polymer nanocomposite materials for medical and dental uses
  • Characterization of biomaterial surfaces
  • Biomaterial surface modifications
  • Mechanical property evaluation of nanomaterials
  • Biocompatibility of nanomaterials for medical and dental uses

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 707683
  • - Editorial

Nanomaterials for Medical and Dental Applications

Tae-Yub Kwon | Daniel S. Oh | Ramaswamy Narayanan
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 310935
  • - Research Article

Evaluation of Synthesized Nanohydroxyapatite-Nanocellulose Composites as Biocompatible Scaffolds for Applications in Bone Tissue Engineering

Claudia S. Herdocia-Lluberes | Simara Laboy-López | ... | Eduardo Nicolau
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 920893
  • - Research Article

Comparison of Fibroblast and Osteoblast Response to Cultivation on Titanium Implants with Different Grain Sizes

Vaclav Babuska | Jana Dobra | ... | Daniel Hrusak
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 213521
  • - Review Article

3D Nanoprinting Technologies for Tissue Engineering Applications

Jin Woo Lee
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 536801
  • - Research Article

Enhanced Hydrophilicity and Protein Adsorption of Titanium Surface by Sodium Bicarbonate Solution

Shengnan Jia | Yu Zhang | ... | Ye Lin
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 583456
  • - Research Article

UV Photocatalysis of Bone Marrow-Derived Macrophages on TiO2 Nanotubes Mediates Intracellular Ca2+ Influx via Voltage-Gated Ca2+ Channels

Seunghan Oh | Eun-Joo Choi | ... | Min Seuk Kim
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 259753
  • - Research Article

Contact with Fluoride-Releasing Restorative Materials Can Arrest Simulated Approximal Caries Lesion

Camila de Almeida Brandão Guglielmi | Ana Flávia Bissoto Calvo | ... | Daniela Prócida Raggio
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 316968
  • - Research Article

A Novel Approach of Targeted Immunotherapy against Adenocarcinoma Cells with Nanoparticles Modified by CD16 and MUC1 Aptamers

Lianyuan Yu | Yan Hu | ... | Xian-Da Yang
Journal of Nanomaterials
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Acceptance rate41%
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Acceptance to publication32 days
CiteScore3.200
Impact Factor1.980
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