Antimicrobial Nanoparticles in Dentistry. A fad or a real therapeutic option?

  • Gabriela Sánchez-Sanhueza Journal of Oral Research

Author Biography

Gabriela Sánchez-Sanhueza, Journal of Oral Research
Editor de Journal of Oral Research.Asesor en Metodología de la Investigación.


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How to Cite
SÁNCHEZ-SANHUEZA, Gabriela. Antimicrobial Nanoparticles in Dentistry. A fad or a real therapeutic option?. Journal of Oral Research, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 4, p. 140-141, june 2016. ISSN 0719-2479. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2020. doi: