EC Dental Science

Review Article Volume 22 Issue 4 - 2023

Revolutionizing Nano-Pharmaceuticals for Dentistry and Maxillo-Facial Surgery: Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Nanotechnology in Controlled Drug Delivery Systems

Ziyad S Haidar1-5*

1BioMAT’X (HAiDAR I+D+i LAB), Santiago, Chile
2Clínica Universidad de los Andes Hospital, Santiago, Chile
3Facultad de Odontología/Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile
4Programa de Doctorado en BioMedicina, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile
5Centro de Investigación e Innovación Biomédica (CiiB), Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile

*Corresponding Author: Ziyad S Haidar, DDA, Implantologist (Cert Implantol), Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (MSc OMFS), FRSC (CDN), FICD, FICS, MBA, PhD. Professor and Scientific Director, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago de Chile. Founder and Head/Director of BioMAT’X (HAiDAR I+D+i) R&D&I Research Group and Laboratory, (Laboratorio de Biomateriales, Farmacéuticos y Bioingeniería de Tejidos Cráneo Máxilo-Facial), Biomedical Research and Innovation Center/Centro de Investigación e Innovación Biomédica (CiiB), Faculty of Medicine, Department for Research, Development and Innovation, Universidad de los Andes, Avenida Mons, Las Condes, Santiago de Chile, Chile.
Received: February 20, 2023; Published: March 12, 2023

Keywords: Nanopharmaceuticals; Artificial Intelligence; Drug Delivery; Oral Surgery; Dental Materials; Targeted Therapy; 3-D Printing; Machine Learning; Controlled Release; Nanoparticles

Pharmaceuticals play a crucial role in modern or contemporary dentistry and oral surgery, helping to control and manage pain, reduce inflammation/edema, prevent infection, and facilitate oral and dental interventional procedures. Indeed, some common pharmaceuticals used in dentistry include local anesthetics, analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs, antibiotics, and sedatives. Herein, nano-pharmaceutics is a rapidly developing sub-field of pharmacology, pharmaceuticals, and drug delivery systems that, basically, utilize nanoparticles (nanocapsules, nanospheres, amongst others) to target specific cells and/or tissues.

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Ziyad S Haidar. “Revolutionizing Nano-Pharmaceuticals for Dentistry and Maxillo-Facial Surgery: Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Nanotechnology in Controlled Drug Delivery Systems”.”. EC Dental Science 22.4 (2023): 73-82.