Dental Implant - Optimised adhesion of gingiva through bio-nano-coating
Medicinal implants have become widely used in modern
dentistry. While significant progress has been made to
improve the adhesion of such dental implants to the jaw,
adhesion of the gingiva to the titan surface is still a major
problem. Insufficient adhesion of the gap between the
implant and the tissue leaves a pocket for bacteria and
therefore frequently leads to peri-implantitis. In many such
cases the implant has to be removed.
The invention provides a multi-layer bio-nano-coating to
optimise the adhesion of gingival fibroblasts to the implant.
This bio-nano-coating is tightly connected to the implant
and at the same time ensures flexibility of the molecular
layers. Further the bio-nano-coating enables the native
conformation of embedded molecules, e.g. of fibronectin.
This is essential to attract gingival fibroblasts, which then
link the gingiva to the titan surface of the implant by
generating their own extra-cellular matrix.
In summary, the invention comprises medicinal implants
with biofunctional coating, which will greatly reduce the
incidence of peri-implantitis and other complications
related to the insufficient adhesion of the tissue to the
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