Craig's Restorative Dental Materials

By

  • Ronald Sakaguchi, DDS, PhD, MS, MBA, Associate Dean for Technology and Innovation, Professor, Biomaterials & Biomechanics, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA
  • John Powers, PhD, Senior Vice President and Editor, The Dental Advisor, Dental Consultants, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan; Professor of Oral Biomaterials, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, Houston, Texas

Master the use of dental materials in the clinic and dental laboratory and stay current with this ever-changing field with Craig's Restorative Dental Materials, 13th Edition. From fundamental concepts to advanced skills, this comprehensive text details everything you need to know to understand the scientific basis for selecting dental materials when designing and fabricating restorations. This practical, clinically relevant approach to the selection and use of dental materials challenges you to retain and apply your knowledge to realistic clinical scenarios, giving you an authoritative advantage in dental practice.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2011
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-08108-5


Table of Contents

1. Role and Significance of Restorative Dental Materials

2. The Oral Environment

3. Principles of Design with Restorative Dental Materials

4. Fundamentals of Materials Science

5. Testing of Dental Materials

6. Biocompatibility and Tissue Reaction to Biomaterials

7. General Classes of Biomaterials

8. Preventative and Intermediary Materials

9. Restorative Materials-composites and polymers

10. Restorative Materials-metals

11. Restorative Materials-ceramics

12. Impressions, Casts, and Investments

13. Materials for Adhesion and Luting

14. Digital Imaging and Processing for Restorations

15. Dental and Orofacial Implants

16. Tissue Engineering

Appendix A: Weights and Measures

Appendix B: Mind Maps (on Evolve)