Nano diamonds strengthen dental fillings and reduce infection

Diamonds are said to be a girl’s best friend, and it turns out that they could be a very strong ally in dental health – although don’t go racing to Tiffany’s just yet, as these diamonds are so small, they are invisible to the naked eye. In yet another case of ‘tiny but mighty’ it is the time for nanodiamond to take to the (microscope) stage. Often overshadowed in the nanotechnology world by its siblings, carbon nanotubes and graphene, dusty fragments of diamond have now found a use in the world of dentistry.

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