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Emerging Nanotechnologies in Dentistry by Waqar Ahmed, Karthikeyan Subramani

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Chapter 7. Titanium Nanotubes as Carriers of Osteogenic Growth Factors and Antibacterial Drugs for Applications in Dental Implantology
K. Subramani1 and W. Ahmed2
1Department of Orthodontics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
2Institute of Nanotechnology and Bioengineering, School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

Contents

7.1 Introduction 103
7.2 Titanium Nanotubes 104
7.3 TiO 2 Nanotubes for Implant Fabrication 105
7.4 Functionalization of TiO 2 Nanotubes with Growth Factors and Antibacterial/Anti-Inflammatory Drugs 105
7.5 Conclusions 109
References 110
This chapter discusses the potential applications of titanium nanotubes as carriers of osteogenic growth factors and antibacterial ...

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