Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index), ISC

Document Type : Review Article


1 Department of Dental Biomaterials, Faculty of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

2 Department of Dental Biomaterials, Faculty of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran Dental and Periodontal Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

3 Dental and Periodontal Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran


Applying nano-scaffolds for pulp regeneration is another use of nanotechnology in endodontics that creates impressive development in reconstruction of pulp structure. This study aimed to review the application of polymeric NPs in different stages of the conventional endodontic process and regenerative endodontic therapy. Accordingly, the studies over last ten years were searched by an electronic and manual search via PubMed and Google Scholar search motors. The search was conducted by using these keyword: "polymers","nanoparticles","endodontics", “polymeric nanoparticles”,“root canal disinfection”, and “regeneration”. The results showed that different polymeric nanoparticles (NPs) have different advantages and disadvantages but the point is the superiority of nanomaterials in comparison with conventional ones. Using polymeric NPs is a new concept in endodontics' procedures, which could take part as a promising method rather than conventional root canal therapy. Therefore, the future perspective of endodontic seems very promising by using these novel nanomaterials.

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Polymeric nano-biomaterials in regenerative endodontics


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