Advanced Dental Biomaterials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081024768

Advanced Dental Biomaterials

1st Edition

Editors: Zohaib Khurshid Shariq Najeeb
Paperback ISBN: 9780081024768
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st June 2019
Page Count: 570
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Advanced Dental Biomaterials is an invaluable reference for researchers and clinicians within the biomedical industry and academia. The book can be used by both an experienced researcher/clinician learning about other biomaterials or applications that may be applicable to their current research, or as a guide for a new entrant into the field who needs to gain an understanding of the primary challenges, opportunities, most relevant biomaterials, and key applications in dentistry.

Key Features

  • Provides a comprehensive review of the materials science, engineering principles and recent advances in these important biomaterials
  • Reviews the fundamentals of dental biomaterials and examines advanced materials for regeneration
  • Written by an international team of materials scientists and clinicians in order to provide a balanced perspective on the field


Materials scientists, dental practitioners, dental students, implantologists

Table of Contents

Part 1: Fundamentals of Dental Biomaterials
1. Introduction to Dental Biomaterials and their Advances
2. Dental Biomaterials Properties and Characterization Techniques

Part 2: Restorative Materials
3. Dental Cements (Base, Liner, Luting and temporary) and Pulp Capping Materials
4. Glass Ionomers Cements (GIC) Chemistry
5. Dentin Bonding Adhesive Systems
6. Resin-based Dental Composites for Tooth Filling
7. Amalgams
8. Tooth Bleaching Materials

Part 3: Endodontic Materials
9. Obturation materials
10. Irrigators and intra-canal medicaments
11. Endodontic sealers

Part 4: Prosthodontic Materials
12. Impression Materials
13. Metals and Metal Alloys in Dentistry
14. Ceramic Materials in Dentistry
15. Metal-ceramic restorations?
16. Acrylic Resin-based Materials in Dentistry
17. Fibre Reinforced Composites in Dentistry

Part 5: Dental Laboratory Materials
18. Dental gypsum and investments (Composition, Types, Manufacturing, Applications)
19. Dental Waxes

Part 6: Orthodontic Materials
20. Orthodontic Wires
19. Orthodontic Brackets
20. Elastomeric Ligatures and Chains
21. Enamel Etching and Bonding Agents

Part 7: Regenerative Dentistry Materials and Advanced Technologies
22. Concept of Regenerative Dentistry
23. Dental Bone Cements and Bone Substitutes
24. Materials used for Periodontal Membranes (GTR/GBR/FGM)
25. Calcium as a Dental Regenerative Material
26. Bioactive Glasses (Structure and Application)
27. Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in Dentistry


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About the Editor

Zohaib Khurshid

Zohaib Khurshid is a lecturer and course coordinator in Prosthodontics and Implantology Department, School of Dentistry, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. In 2015-2016, he published 40 plus research papers in high impact factor journals. His research interests cover natural materials incorporation in dental biomaterials, oral antimicrobial peptides, PEEK implant materials, surface modification of dental implants, and regenerative dental materials. He is a reviewer and an editorial member of for highly indexed dental journals. He is also a member of the International Association of Dental Research (IADR) salivary research group.

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer and Course Coordinator in Prosthodontics and Implantology, Department School of Dentistry, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

Shariq Najeeb

Muhammad Sohail Zafar is Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at Taibah University, Saudi Arabia. He is a research led academician having considerable experience in teaching, research and clinics management and the successful implementation of operating procedures in academic and clinical activities. I have more than 70 peer reviewed publications including book chapters and indexed journal articles. With google scholar h-index of 12, he is an editorial board member for journals “Fluoride” (Official publication of fluoride (International Society for Fluoride Research, New Zealand) and the European Dental Journal.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, Al-Farabi Colleges, Saudi Arabia

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