Dental Materials at a Glance / Edition 1by J. Anthony von Fraunhofer
Pub. Date: 11/02/2009
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Dental Materials At A Glance is a title in the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides 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/i>/i>/i>… See more details below
Dental Materials At A Glance is a title in the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides 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 materials and biomaterials
- 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 and junior clinicians. In addition the text will provide valuable insight for general dental practitioners wanting to update their materials knowledge.
- Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
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- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Table of ContentsForeword.
Chapter 1 Properties of materials – tensile properties.
Chapter 2 Toughness, elastic/plastic behavior and hardness.
Elastic and plastic behavior.
Determining mechanical properties.
Abrasion and wear resistance.
Chapter 3 Physical properties of materials.
Linear coefficient of thermal expansion.
Color and appearance.
Chapter 4 Gypsum materials.
Plaster, stone and die stone.
Water/powder (W/P) ratio.
Factors in setting.
Chapter 5 Dental waxes.
Gums, fats and resins.
Melting and thermal expansion.
Chapter 6 Inelastic impression materials.
Factors in impression-making.
Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids.
Yield value, viscosity and thixotropy.
Inelastic impression materials.
Zinc oxide–eugenol (ZOE).
Chapter 7 Elastic impression materials.
Alginate (irreversible) hydrocolloids.
P/W ratio and mixing.
Problems with alginates.
Agar–agar (reversible) hydrocolloid.
Addition-cured silicones (polysiloxanes).
Polyether impression materials.
Properties of elastic impression materials.
Chapter 8 Denture base materials.
Denture base polymers.
Problems with denture bases.
Denture base resins.
Chapter 9 Investments and casting.
Casting and investments.
Effect of temperature.
Setting and hygroscopic expansion.
Other factors in expansion.
Chapter 10 Precious metal alloys.
Gold and noble metals.
Carat and fineness of gold.
Dental gold casting alloys.
Low-carat gold alloys.
Heat treatment of gold.
Considerations in casting.
Problems with castings.
Chapter 11 Base metal alloys.
Cast chromium alloys.
Investments and casting.
Titanium and titanium alloys.
Chapter 12 Dental cements.
Provisional luting agents.
Water-based dental cements for permanent luting.
Zinc polyacrylate (polycarboxylate) cement.
Glass ionomer cement (GIC).
Chapter 13 Resin-modified and resin cements.
Zinc oxide cements.
Hybrid ionomer cements.
Adhesive resin cements.
Chapter 14 Cavity varnishes, liners and bases.
Varnish film characteristics.
Visible light-cured bases.
Characteristics of high-strength bases.
Chapter 15 Dental amalgam.
Dental amalgam alloys.
Manipulation and handling properties.
Chapter 16 Adhesive dentistry.
Adhesion and cohesion.
Composition of Enamel and Dentin.
Etching of enamel.
Adhesion to enamel.
Problems in enamel bonding.
Chapter 17 Bonding to dentin.
Chapter 18 Composite restorative resins.
Composite restorative materials.
Packable (condensable) composites.
Chapter 19 Dental porcelain.
Very low fusing porcelain.
Chapter 20 Manipulation and properties of porcelain.
Porcelain paste and stacking.
Chapter 21 Advanced ceramic systems.
Alumina inserts and cores.
High leucite molded glass.
Castable glass ceramic.
Chapter 22 Porcelain bonding alloys.
Ceramic–noble metal systems.
Types 4, 5 and 6 alloys.
Ceramic–base metal systems.
Casting of PFM copings.
Chapter 23 Restorative materials in endodontics.
Chapter 24 Orthodontic materials.
Extra-oral appliances and jaw orthopedics.
Removable orthodontic appliances.
Fixed orthodontic appliances.
Chapter 25 Grinding, polishing and finishing.
Finishing and polishing regimens.
Chapter 26 Adverse effects of dental biomaterials.
Categories of biomaterials.
Toxicity and carcinogenicity.
Hypersensitivity and allergic reactions.
Type I and type IV reactions.
Chapter 27 Enamel, dentin and cementum.
Fluoridation of enamel.
Chapter 28 Bone.
Development and aging.
Dental implants and bone.
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