Craig's Restorative Dental Materials

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.

Paperback, 416 Pages

Published: October 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08108-5


  • 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)


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