Tooth filling been followed in order to retain the morphology, integrity of the tooth structure. Typical metal fillings can corrode and composite fillings are not very strong. Graphene oxide could be used to make super strong dental fillings that don't corrode, according to a new study as per the Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, the National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, and the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine in Romania, and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Basseterre.
It is the Antioxidant properties of the graphene, which made it useful if covered in a protective layer. Graphene oxide was least toxic to cells, making it an ideal candidate. The results were very appropriate. However, further studies are required to make graphene compatible with teeth (Source: Elsevier).
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