Bioactive Glass Implants and Wound Care

Bioactive glass implants are commonly used in orthopedics and dentistry as they can form strong and direct bonds with bone. The capability of bioactive glass to stimulate the growth of new blood vessels also makes them ideal for wound healing …Bioactive glasses are a group of surface-reactive glass-ceramic biomaterials. The first bioactive glass was developed in 1969 by Larry L. Hench at the University of Florida … This material was formed using silicate glass in order to enhance the mechanical and bioactive properties needed for applications in bone regeneration … read more