Advancements in dental implant technology: the impact of smart polymers utilized through 3D printing

  • Aliasghar Abouchenari 1
  • Neda Tajbakhsh 2
  • AmirHosein Shahbaz 3
  • Ghazal Alamdari-Mahd 4
  • 1 Department of Material Science and Engineering, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
  • 2 Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Dental Branch, Tehran, Iran
  • 3 Department of Materials Engineering, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran
  • 4 Faculty of Dentistry, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

Abstract

The field of dental implantology has witnessed significant advancements in recent years, driven by innovations in materials science and manufacturing technologies. One such innovation that holds promise for revolutionizing dental implant generation is the mixing of smart polymers thru three-D printing. This evaluation article affords a comprehensive overview of the effect of clever polymers in enhancing the performance and functionality of dental implants. We begin by using elucidating the fundamental residences of smart polymers, which include their stimuli-responsive conduct, biocompatibility, and mechanical strength. sooner or later, we discover the evolution and programs of 3ِD printing, e.g. like direct metallic laser sintering (DMLS) and selective laser melting (SLM), in dentistry, highlighting its position in fabricating custom designed dental implants. the combination of smart polymers into dental implants is discussed in element, overlaying surface modification techniques, incorporation of bioactive dealers, and customization for affected person-particular desires. furthermore, we look at how smart polymers make contributions to enhancing aspects such as osseointegration, peri-implantitis management, and average implant toughness. clinical insights and case studies are presented to illustrate the real-global applications and results of clever polymer-based dental implants. ultimately, this evaluation objectives to offer valuable insights for clinicians, researchers, and industry specialists worried within the improvement and utilization of advanced dental implant technologies.

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Keywords: Smart polymers, Synthesis, 3D-printing methods, Dental implanting, Custom dental prosthetics, Direct metal laser sintering
Advancements in dental implant technology: the impact of smart polymers utilized through 3D printing
Submitted
2024-03-22
Available online
2024-06-21
How to Cite
Abouchenari, A., Tajbakhsh, N., Shahbaz, A., & Alamdari-Mahd, G. (2024). Advancements in dental implant technology: the impact of smart polymers utilized through 3D printing. Synthesis and Sintering, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.53063/synsint.2024.42211