Advanced Ceramics for Dentistry

Hardcover | September 17, 2013

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The growth of implant and fixed prosthodontics practices in dentistry has created a rapidly increasing demand for advanced ceramics and ceramic processes. Innovations in ceramics and ceramic processes are vital to ensure reliable and affordable dental-restoration solutions with aesthetically pleasing outcomes. The work aims to engage the bioceramics and engineering communities to meet the challenges of modern dental restoration using advanced ceramics. Incorporating fundamental science, advanced engineering concepts, and clinical outcomes, the work is suitable for bioceramicists, ceramics manufacturers, dental clinicians and biologists. State-of-the-art-coverage encompasses bioresorbable ceramics for bone regeneration and bioactivating surfaces of inert, high-strength ceramics for implantation, keeping research knowledge appropriately updated Discusses transition from the baseline stable and physically stiff ceramics research into engineering of highly coherent laminate composites for prosthetic crowns and bridges Showcases current feasible techniques for producing, in cost-effective and materials-saving ways, long-lasting individualized ceramic components with biocompatibility, complexity and high precision

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The growth of implant and fixed prosthodontics practices in dentistry has created a rapidly increasing demand for advanced ceramics and ceramic processes. Innovations in ceramics and ceramic processes are vital to ensure reliable and affordable dental-restoration solutions with aesthetically pleasing outcomes. The work aims to engage t...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 9.21 × 6.13 × 0.98 inPublished:September 17, 2013Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123946190

ISBN - 13:9780123946195

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction
2. Teeth
3. Dental prostheses
4. Dental implants
5. Clinical failures of dental prostheses and implants
6. Advanced Ceramics
7. Advanced ceramic processes
8. Microstructure characterizations of advanced ceramics
9. Mechanical properties and reliability of advanced ceramics
10. Interfaces between tissues and ceramics
11. Alumina and zirconia based ceramics for load bearing
12. Calcium phosphates ceramics for dental fillers and scaffolds
13. Glass and glass-ceramics for aesthetics
14. Bioactive ceramics for dental implants
15. Bio-functionalization of inert ceramics
16. Industrial scale production of customized ceramic prostheses
17. Advanced dental-restoration materials concepts for the future
18. Advanced ceramics for the future of dentistry
19. Advanced direct forming processes for the future

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"Topics that are glanced at in books on bioceramics and books on dental materials take center stage here as scientists in dentistry and ceramics from China and northern Europe focus mostly on the material, but also on their application. Among their topics are dental implants, clinical failures of ceramic dental prostheses, ceramics based on aluma and zirconia for load bearing applications, requirements of bioactive ceramics for dental implants and scaffolds."--ProtoView.com, February 2014