Phillips' Science of Dental Materials

By

  • Kenneth Anusavice, DMD, PhD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Dental Biomaterials, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Chiayi Shen
  • H. Ralph Rawls

Learn the most up-to-date information on materials used in the dental office and laboratory today. Emphasizing practical, clinical use, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological properties of materials, this leading reference helps you stay current in this very important area of dentistry. This new full-color edition also features an extensive collection of new clinical photographs to better illustrate the topics and concepts discussed in each chapter.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4814-3


Table of Contents

Part I: General Classes and Properties of Dental Materials

1. Overview of Preventive and Restorative Materials

2. Atomic and Molecular Structure of Materials

3. Chemical and Physical Properties of Solids

4. Mechanical Properties of Solids

5. Cast Metal, Electrodeposited Metal, and Metallurgical Principles

6. Dental Polymers

7. Biocompatibility

Part II: Auxiliary Dental Materials

8. Impression Materials

9. Gypsum Products

10. Dental Waxes, Metal Casting Investments, and Casting Procedures

11. Finishing and Polishing Materials

Part III: Direct Restorative Materials

12. Bonding and Bonding agents

13. Restorative Resins and Cements

14. Dental Cements

15. Dental Amalgam

Part IV: Indirect Restorative Materials

16. Dental Casting and Soldering Alloys

17. Wrought Alloys

18. Dental Ceramics

19. Denture Base Resins

20. Dental Implants

21. Emerging technologies NEW!