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Gum-health promoting smart dental implant system
Dental implant that inhibits plaque accumulation and gingival tissue inflammation by photobiomodulation therapy delivered by embedded light-emitting diodes (LEDs) powered by electricity generated from the patient’s own oral motion.Problem: More than half of adults will lose one or more teeth in their lifetime. When a patient loses a tooth the...
Ultra-fast killing of SARS-CoV-2 and enveloped viruses with a dental irrigation solution
A mixture has been identified that can rapidly deactivate SARS-CoV-2 and similar viruses for use during dental office procedures to prevent viral transmission. Problem: During routine dental procedures, aerosolized droplets containing water, a patient’s saliva and blood, microorganisms and other debris are produced as a result of commonly used...
Therapeutics & Vaccines
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