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Abstract
- Biomaterials Approaches to Combating Oral Biofilms and Dental Disease

Biomaterials Approaches to Combating Oral Biofilms and Dental Disease

James D Bryers* ,2  and Buddy D Ratner* ,2

1Department of Bioengineering, Biomaterials (UWEB) Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
2University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB) Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA



Background

Possibilities for biomaterials to impact the dental caries epidemic are reviewed with emphasis placed on novel delivery biomaterials and new therapeutic targets.

 

Source: BMC Oral Health 2006, 6(Suppl 1):S15
This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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