Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
Open Access

ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X



Mangaiyarkarasi SP, Manigandan T, Sivagami S, Rajendran Vijayakumar, Nagarjuna Chowdary

A good aesthetic appeal occupies a top priority in all fields of dentistry, which leads to an increased quest and concern towards better and more efficient technological perspectives. It poses a great challenge that has always been soaring high eventually from time immemorial. Today the most promising technologies for life time efficiency and improved reliability include the use of smart materials and structures. Smart materials are being used, and are continually being developed, for medical, defensive and industrial purposes. The recent advances in the design of smart materials have created novel opportunities for their applications in bio-medical fields. One of the important application is dental restoratives.

Published Date: 2013-12-31;