Journal of Oral Tissue Engineering

Proposal of a New Dental Field

Koichi IMAI
Department of Biomaterials, Osaka Dental University, Osaka, Japan

J Oral Tissue Engin 2014;12(2):106-110

Development of new dental care has been strongly desired. This new pioneering technology must be innovative content. This time, some is not in the medical field, and then propose the following items with the aim of great development of the future of the dental office. 1) An automatic drug injection system that injects drugs into the body from a prosthesis in an emergency, 2) Intraoral treatment with phototoxicity-inducing substance, 3) Substitute for the eye using "Denture Cam-era", 4) Information system utilizing cavities in teeth and dentures.

Key words: drug injection system, photo therapy, denture camera, tooth information system, 8-MOP