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A Vision towards Better Future for Dentistry−Green Dentistry: A Review
Int J Clin Prev Dent 2018;14(2):101-105
Published online June 30, 2018;  https://doi.org/10.15236/ijcpd.2018.14.2.101
© 2018 International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry.

Trupti Mutha, Chetan Bhat, Amol Kamble, Abhay Bhosale, Pranav Dungarwal, Dinah Rachel B

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India 
Correspondence to: Trupti Mutha 
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, Katraj Pune 411046, India. 
Tel: +91-9168011952, Fax: +91-2112221392, E-mail: drtruptimutha@gmail.com
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0614-8658 
Received June 2, 2018; Revised June 15, 2018; Accepted June 26, 2018.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
Green dentistry is a high-tech approach that reduces environmental impact of dental practices and encompasses a service model for dentistry that supports and maintains wellness. It is an approach of dentistry that encourages sustainable practices by reducing resource consumption and waste. It also tries to increase the health of patients by reducing chemical use in clinics and using low volatile products. Thus, green dentistry can be an approach towards dynamic change and revolution in dentistry and more beneficial to pediatric dentistry as pediatric patients are bright future of our society and also for our country.
Keywords : green dentistry, revolution, future
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