Dr. Erna C. Arollado & Dr. Angelina Atienza
University of the Philippines – Manila
Naturally-derived compositions from the plant CP against resistant endodontic pathogens and other anti-microbial and anti-biofilm applications.
- It is a natural product
- Pre-Clinical studies demonstrate safety for use
- No residual side effects
MARKET APPLICATIONS AND COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES
Endodontic infections are caused by pathological endodontic microorganisms that invade the root canal system and release toxic metabolites. to address the problem, endodontic treatment is given however, debris is often left behind post-treatment and re-infection occurs. unfortunately, the resistance to oral microflora has increased against antibiotics during the past decades.
According to the Philippines Dental Care Market Outlook to 2019 by Ken Research, the growth in the dental care market of the Philippines has been spurred by the rising elderly population, changing lifestyles leading to oral problems, increased healthcare expenditure by the government as well as households. Steady growth and popularity of the industry in the country are expected to further drive the demand for premium quality consumables and advanced equipment for diagnosis and treatment in the future.
Based on the 2011 National Monitoring and Evaluation Dental Survey, 87.4 percent of Filipinos suffer from dental caries while 48.3 percent have periodontal disease which is an alarming situation that is foreseen to push the demand for dental care and medication.
Utility Model Application Filed
Technology is undergoing iteration.
TYPE OF PARTNERSHIP BEING SOUGHT
Looking for partners or collaborators for possible manufacturing, distribution, and commercialization.