Trace Elements in Dentistry: A Review

  • Abhinav Bhasker
  • Abhishek Sharma
  • Ishan Prabhakar
Keywords: Health, Trace elements, Dental Caries, Periodontal diseases


As human body needs in and around two thirds of all the elements so as to maintain the health and our human body contains elements which are well known as abundant elements as well as trace elements. Due to biological and chemical reactions, trace elements, being part of a few enzymesare very important. They work not in collaboration with proteins but definitely with other co-enzymes. At earlier stage dental profession was involved with the field of trace elements and their association with dental disease. So, understanding of these trace elements is essential and significant for disease control as well as for optimal health.


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/01_10/136
Published: 2018-01-10
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Abhinav Bhasker, Abhishek Sharma, Ishan Prabhakar. Trace Elements in Dentistry: A Review. IHRJ [Internet]. 2018Jan.10 [cited 2024Jul.23];1(10):309-14. Available from:

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