Application of boron-doped diamond microelectrodes for dental treatment with pinpoint ozone-water production

Tsuyoshi Ochiai, Yuya Ishii, Shoko Tago, Masayuki Hara, Takuya Sato, Kazuo Hirota, Kazuya Nakata, Taketoshi Murakami, Yasuaki Einaga, Akira Fujishima

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Abstract

Diamonds for shiny teeth: A novel pinpoint ozone-water production unit for dental treatment using boron-doped diamond (BDD) microelectrodes is developed (see picture). The superiority of such BDD microelectrodes over simple and easy-to-handle units, in terms of the larger activities for ozone production and disinfection, is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2094-2096
Number of pages3
JournalChemPhysChem
Volume14
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jul 22

Keywords

  • dental treatment
  • disinfection
  • microelectrodes
  • ozone
  • water electrolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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