Antibacterial fillings. Where are we today?
Bacterial plaque adheres to resin based restorative materials to a larger extent than many other biomaterials, increasing the risk of secondary caries. Therefore, research has focused on adding antibacterial activity to such materials. One method has been to add soluble disinfectants such as chlorhexidine, benzalconium chloride, triclosan, octenidin, or antioxidants such as epigallocathechin to the […]