Dental Materials At A Glance

Overview

Dental Materials at a Glance, 2nd edition, is the latest title in the highly popular At a Glance series, providing a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams encapsulating essential information.

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Overview

Dental Materials at a Glance, 2nd edition, is the latest title in the highly popular At a Glance series, providing a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams encapsulating essential information.

Systematically organized and succinctly delivered, Dental Materials at a Glance covers:

  • Each major class of dental material and biomaterial
  • Basic chemical and physical properties
  • Clinical handling and application
  • Complications and adverse effects of materials
Dental Materials at a Glance is the ideal companion for all students of dentistry, residents, and junior clinicians. In addition, the text will provide valuable insight for general dental practitioners wanting to update their materials knowledge and be of immediate application for dental hygienists, dental nurses, dental assistants, and technicians.
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“This book it not intended to replace lectures and formal course work but rather to function as a concise guide and expanded revision notes to the large, complex and continuously developing field of dental biomaterials science.” (British Dental Association, 2 December2013)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118459966
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/12/2013
  • Series: At a Glance Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 1,435,954
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. J. Anthony von Fraunhofer is Professor Emeritus at the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland and formerly was Professor and Director of Biomaterials Science in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery He has an honours degree (BSc) in chemistry and an MSc and PhD in metallurgy as well as having Chartered Scientist, Chartered Chemist and Chartered Engineer designations from the Science Council of the United Kingdom. Dr. von Fraunhofer also holds Fellowships in the Academy of Dental Materials, ASM International, the Institute of Corrosion and the Royal Society of Chemistry. Dr. von Fraunhofer has made more that 140 presentations at national and international scientific meetings, has written more than 400 scientific papers, contributed chapters to 12 monographs on dental biomaterials and materials science, and has written more than 12 books, including Dental Materials at a Glance and Research Writing in Dentistry.
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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Part I Fundamentals 1

1 Properties of materials—tensile properties 2

2 Toughness, elastic/plastic behavior, and hardness 4

3 Physical properties of materials 6

4 Adhesion and cohesion 8

5 Mechanical adhesion 10

6 Dental hard tissues 12

7 Bone 14

Part II Laboratory materials 17

8 Gypsum materials 18

9 Die materials 20

10 Dental waxes 22

11 Investments and casting 24

Part III Dental biomaterials 27

12 Inelastic impression materials 28

13 Elastic impression materials 30

14 Occlusal (bite) registration materials 32

15 Precious metal alloys 34

16 Base metal alloys 36

17 Porcelain bonding alloys 38

18 Implant metals 40

19 Partial denture base materials 42

20 Complete denture bases—acrylic resin 44

21 Modifi ed acrylics and other denture base resins 46

22 Denture fracture and repair 48

23 Denture liners 50

24 Denture cleansing 52

25 Dental luting 54

26 Cavity varnishes, liners, and bases 56

27 Provisional (temporary) dental cements 58

28 Inorganic (acid–base reaction) cements 60

29 Resin-modifi ed and resin cements 62

30 Denture adhesives 64

31 Dental amalgam 66

32 Adhesive dentistry 68

33 Bonding to dentin 70

34 Composite restorative resins 72

35 Endodontic fi lling materials 74

36 Provisional fi lling materials and restorations 76

37 Materials in periodontics 78

38 Dental porcelain 80

39 Manipulation and properties of porcelain 82

40 Strengthening porcelain 84

41 Advanced ceramic systems 86

42 CAD-CAM restorations 88

43 Orthodontic materials 90

44 Grinding, polishing, and fi nishing 92

45 Adverse effects of dental biomaterials 94

46 Dental erosion 96

Glossary 98

Index 101

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