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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 10-12

Go green dentistry


1 Department of Pedodontia, Dr. HSJ Institute of Dental Sciences, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Community Dentistry, Dr. HSJ Institute of Dental Sciences, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7761.115142

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For many people, dentistry is not the first word that springs to mind when one hears the word "eco-friendly." Dentistry has an impact on the environment, and there are moves toward "eco-friendly dentistry." Eco-friendly dentistry uses a sustainable approach to encourage dentists to implement new strategies to try and reduce the energy being consumed and the large amount of wastes being produced by the industry. However, with eco-consciousness becoming a new trend, everyone is looking for ways to create and market "green" products. Green dentistry is a high-tech approach that reduces the environmental impact of dental practices and encompasses a service model for dentistry that supports and maintains wellness. Together, green dental practices, green dental patients, and companies offering green dental products are transforming the dental industry through adoption of the EDA's (Eco-Friendly Dental Association) green dentistry model.


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