The book introduces the latest advances in dental materials and biomaterials science. It contains a comprehensive introduction and covers ceramic, metallic, and polymeric oral biomaterials. The contributing authors are from all over the world and are distinguished in their disciplines. A solid primer for dental students, the book is also highly recommended for students of engineering and basic science who want to gain an insight in contemporary biomaterials science. For medical practitioners, the book offers an invaluable opportunity to learn about the latest steps in dental biomaterials.
Bonding to Dentin and Enamel Bart van Meerbeek Biomineralization and Biodemineralization of Enamel Maisoon Al-Jawad & Paul Anderson Materials in Dentistry Ammar A. Mustafa & Jukka P. Matinlinna Biomechanics in Dentistry Akikazu Shinya Biocompatibility Alexander T.H. Tang Resin-based Cements used in Dentistry William M. Palin & Jack L. Ferracane Glass Fibers in Fiber-reinforced Composites Pekka K. Vallittu Bioactive Glasses Leena Hupa & Susanne Fagerlund Biological Activity of Titanium Yo Shibata & Takashi Miyazaki Titanium in Implant Dentistry Niklaus P. Lang & Jukka P. Matinlinna Surface Pretreatment Methods and Silanization Christie Y.K. Lung & Jukka P. Matinlinna Sol-Gel Coatings on Titanium Andy H. Choi & Besim Ben-Nissan Internal Fixation in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Roger A. Zwahlen Zirconia and Implant Dentistry Moustafa N. Aboushelib & Jukka P. Matinlinna Bonding to Zirconia Alvaro Della Bona & Jukka P. Matinlinna All-Ceramic Restorations on Implants Alvaro Della Bona & Marcia Borba Finite Element Analysis in Dentistry Andy H. Choi, Besim Ben-Nissan and Richard Conway Digital Dentistry and Dental Informatics James K.H. Tsoi