Are Nanodiamond-Encrusted Teeth the Future of Dental Implants? University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Study

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UCLA researchers have discovered that diamonds on a much, much smaller scale than those used in jewelry could be used to promote bone growth and the durability of dental implants. Nanodiamonds, which are created as byproducts of conventional mining and refining operations, are approximately four to five nanometers in diameter and are shaped like tiny soccer balls.

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