Next Article in Journal
Thermo-Mechanical Compatibility of Viscoelastic Mortars for Stone Repair
Next Article in Special Issue
Differential Effects of Coating Materials on Viability and Migration of Schwann Cells
Previous Article in Journal
Theoretical and Experimental Studies on the Crystal Structure, Electronic Structure and Optical Properties of SmTaO4
Previous Article in Special Issue
Mechanisms of in Vivo Degradation and Resorption of Calcium Phosphate Based Biomaterials
Article Menu
Issue 1 (January) cover image

Export Article

Open AccessReview
Materials 2016, 9(1), 57; doi:10.3390/ma9010057

Advanced Engineering Strategies for Periodontal Complex Regeneration

1
Department of Nanobiomedical Science & BK21 PLUS NBM Global Research Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan 330-714, Korea
2
Department of Periodontology and Dental Research Institute, School of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Seoul 110-749, Korea
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Academic Editors: C. Edi Tanase, Michael Nerlich and Arne Berner
Received: 16 December 2015 / Revised: 7 January 2016 / Accepted: 8 January 2016 / Published: 18 January 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Regenerative Materials)
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [3587 KB, uploaded 18 January 2016]   |  

Abstract

The regeneration and integration of multiple tissue types is critical for efforts to restore the function of musculoskeletal complex. In particular, the neogenesis of periodontal constructs for systematic tooth-supporting functions is a current challenge due to micron-scaled tissue compartmentalization, oblique/perpendicular orientations of fibrous connective tissues to the tooth root surface and the orchestration of multiple regenerated tissues. Although there have been various biological and biochemical achievements, periodontal tissue regeneration remains limited and unpredictable. The purpose of this paper is to discuss current advanced engineering approaches for periodontal complex formations; computer-designed, customized scaffolding architectures; cell sheet technology-based multi-phasic approaches; and patient-specific constructs using bioresorbable polymeric material and 3-D printing technology for clinical application. The review covers various advanced technologies for periodontal complex regeneration and state-of-the-art therapeutic avenues in periodontal tissue engineering. View Full-Text
Keywords: periodontal tissue complex; multiple tissue formation; cell sheet engineering; 3-D printing technology periodontal tissue complex; multiple tissue formation; cell sheet engineering; 3-D printing technology
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

Supplementary material

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Park, C.H.; Kim, K.-H.; Lee, Y.-M.; Seol, Y.-J. Advanced Engineering Strategies for Periodontal Complex Regeneration. Materials 2016, 9, 57.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics

1

Comments

[Return to top]
Materials EISSN 1996-1944 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top