1.5 CE hours
Sponsored by: Dental Materials, Implantology Research, Mineralized Tissue, Periodontal Research, Pulp Biology and Regeneration
Nanostructured Bioactive Glasses for Hard Tissue Regeneration and Tissue Engineering
Amorphous bioactive materials as tissue engineering scaffolds can regenerate hard tissues using the natural repair mechanisms of the body. This presentation will highlight underlying investigations on nanostructured bioactive glasses in vitro and in vivo.
3D scaffolds for craniofacial tissue engineering
Large bony defects present special challenges in craniofacial surgeries. Two strategies in using 3D fabricated scaffolds to enhance bone regeneration in the craniofacial area will be discussed.
Biologically Active Nanostructured Membranes for Periodontal Tissue Regeneration
Exogenous growth factors, bone grafting materials and cell-based approaches have contributed to the advancement of periodontal tissue regeneration. This presentation will address electrospinning-based strategies that are currently being used.
Injectable scaffolds for dental pulp tissue engineering
The development of scaffolds will be critical for the engineering of a functional dental pulp upon transplantation of stem cells into the root canal. In this presentation, the conceptual framework for engineering dental pulps will be presented.
Be aware of the challenges presented by the dental environment in tissue engineering
Understand the function of scaffolds in regenerative dentistry
Appreciate the influence of cellular interactions in scaffold design and testing, both in vitro and in vivo