Dental Biomaterials: Scope and challenges for future

  • Sumanth Phani CR College of dentistry, King Khalid University, Abha
  • Reena K College of dentistry, King Khalid University, Abha
  • Krishna Rao K SB Patil Dental College and Hospital, Bidar
  • Shannu Kumar C Dental college Azamgarh


This article reviews the current state of restorative biomaterials by examining the roles of truly biological biomaterials and traditional synthetic biomaterials. Biological biomaterials are discussed in terms of tissue engineering and stem cell research. Future developments for major areas of synthetic biomaterials are considered for bonding systems, composites, visible light curing and ceramics.

Author Biographies

Sumanth Phani CR, College of dentistry, King Khalid University, Abha
Assistant  professor,  Restorative Dental Sciences,
Reena K, College of dentistry, King Khalid University, Abha
Assistant professor, Oral Pathology
Krishna Rao K, SB Patil Dental College and Hospital, Bidar
Reader, Conservative dentistry & Endodontics
Shannu Kumar C, Dental college Azamgarh


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How to Cite
CR, Sumanth Phani et al. Dental Biomaterials: Scope and challenges for future. Journal of Oral Health Research, [S.l.], oct. 2011. ISSN 2229-6018. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 jan. 2019.


Bonding materials; Dental biomaterials; Dental ceramics; Tissue engineering