Spain-based Graphenano is finding out the usage of graphene nanotechnology in dentistry. On the 2021 Worldwide Dental Present in Cologne, Graphenano Dental exhibited its merchandise, such because the G-CAM disc for CAD/CAM milling programs, which depends on this expertise.
“Not like zirconia, for instance, which continues to be extensively used, our graphene nano-reinforced biopolymer G-CAM disc has glorious mixing properties,” defined Graphenano Dental Common Supervisor Jesús Martínez. He went on to say that “the looks is extraordinarily pure and resolves all of the mechanical, physico-chemical and organic failures of the remainder of the supplies at present used within the business”.
“Our materials additionally advantages sufferers, after all, as it’s actually mild and lots softer than zirconia. A zirconia prosthesis that weighs 70 g could solely weigh as little as 12 g when manufactured utilizing the resin and graphene mixture. With G-CAM, sufferers really feel no distinction to their pure tooth,” Martínez added.
G-CAM has a CE mark, and Graphenano Dental has up to now primarily centered on the European market, however is steadily branching out. The South and North American markets are its subsequent goal. The G-CAM disc has been submitted to the US Meals and Drug Administration for market clearance, and will probably be obtainable all through the US in two to a few months.