This article is part of the supplement: Biotechnology and Biomaterials to Reduce the Caries Epidemic
Biomaterials Approaches to Combating Oral Biofilms and Dental Disease
- Equal contributors
1 Department of Bioengineering, Biomaterials (UWEB) Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
2 University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB) Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
BMC Oral Health 2006, 6(Suppl 1):S15 doi:10.1186/1472-6831-6-S1-S15Published: 15 June 2006
Possibilities for biomaterials to impact the dental caries epidemic are reviewed with emphasis placed on novel delivery biomaterials and new therapeutic targets.