Inter J Stomatol ›› 2018, Vol. 45 ›› Issue (4): 408-413.doi: 10.7518/gjkq.2018.04.007

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Research development of silver nanoparticle on prevention and treatment of oral infectious disease

Liu Dan, Ren Biao, Cheng Lei.   

  1. State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases & National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases & Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
  • Received:2017-11-27 Revised:2018-03-30 Online:2018-07-02 Published:2018-07-02
  • Supported by:
    This study was supported by Research and Development Project of International Science and Technology Cooperation and Exchange in Sichuan Province (2017HH0008).

Abstract: Silver nanoparticle is a novel antibacterial agent produced by nanotechnology research. This nanoparticle is widely used in various fields for its remarkable antibacterial effect compared with those of traditional inorganic antibacterial agents. Silver nanoparticle also presents considerable safety, lasting efficacy and a long-term antimicrobial effect. In this review, we mainly describe the antibacterial mechanism and characteristics of silver nanoparticles and related research on the prevention of infectious microbial diseases and treatment of oral cavity.

Key words: silver nanoparticle, antibacterial mechanism, oral microorganisms’, infectious disease;

CLC Number: 

  • R781

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