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High Performance Dental and Orthopedic Polymers and Composites
     

High Performance Dental and Orthopedic Polymers and Composites

by Shalaby W. Shalaby
 

ISBN-10: 0849315301

ISBN-13: 9780849315305

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Covers biomaterials for dental, maxillofacial, and orthopedic applications all in one source Discusses the advantages of bioactive dental materials over inert materials Includes contributions from top experts in industry and academia Addresses how new polymer processing protocols and surface activation can promote new products with diverse biomedical applications

Overview

Covers biomaterials for dental, maxillofacial, and orthopedic applications all in one source Discusses the advantages of bioactive dental materials over inert materials Includes contributions from top experts in industry and academia Addresses how new polymer processing protocols and surface activation can promote new products with diverse biomedical applications This volume provides unique integrated coverage of materials used in dental, maxillofacial, and orthopedic applications. It carefully presents material in a multi-disciplinary, focused format that covers the most important aspects of polymers. Its contents include up-to-date discussions on the merits of bioactive dental composites and their promising potential for being more effective than their conventional, bioinert counterparts. It also contains a comprehensive discussion on the fast-growing use and creative design of unique bioactive formulations for treating periodontitis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849315305
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Series:
Advances in Polymeric Biomaterials Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Notes
Events Propelling the Use of Polymers in Dental and Orthopedic Applications; Waleed S.W. Shalaby and Shalaby W. Shalaby
Development and Application of New Systems
Composites for Dental Restoratives; Norbert Moszner and Ulrich Salz
Enamel and Dentin Adhesion; Ulrich Salz, Norbert Moszner, and Jörg Zimmermann
Application of Polymers in the Therapy for Gingivitis, Periodontitis, and Treatment of Dry Socket; Shalaby W. Shalaby and Ulrich Salz
Maxillofacial Bone Augmentation and Replacement; Guigen Zhang
Polymeric Biomaterials for Articulating Joint Repair and Total Joint Replacement; Shalaby W. Shalaby, Sheila D. Nagatomi, and Shawn J. Peniston
Development in Preparative, Processing, and Evaluation Methods
Physicochemical Properties of Bioactive Polymeric Composites: Effects of Resin Matrix and the Type of Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Filler; J.M. Antonucci and D. Skrtic
New Approaches to Improved Polymer Implant Toughness and Modulus; Meng Deng and Shalaby W. Shalaby
Physicochemical Modification of Polymers for Bone-Implant Osseointegration; Shalaby W. Shalaby and Bruce L. Anneaux
Surface Modification of Articulating Surfaces and Tribological Evaluation; Sunita P. Ho, Rebecca A. Caldwell, and Martine LaBerge
Histopathological Evaluation of Hard Tissue Implant Performance; Mei-Shu Shih
Advanced Biomaterials, Technologies, and Sought Applications
Mechanical Adaptation of Bone: Bioreactors for Orthopedic Tissue Engineering Applications; Jiro Nagatomi
Synthetic Scaffolds Used for Orthopedic Tissue Engineering; Mark Borden
Polymeric Controlled Release Systems for Management of Bone Infection; Marc Shalaby and Shalaby W. Shalaby
Index

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