Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Dentistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128137420

Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Dentistry

1st Edition

Editors: Abdullah M. Asiri Dr Inamuddin Ali Mohammad
Paperback ISBN: 9780128137420
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st August 2018
Page Count: 310
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Table of Contents

  1. Bioactive glass/glass ceramics for dental applications
    2. Calcium fluoride based dental nanocomposites
    3. Carbon nanocomposites for implant dentistry and bone tissue engineering
    4. Carbon nanotube for dental implants
    5. Degradation and failure of dental composite materials
    6. Hydroxyapatite composites for dentistry
    7. Hydroxyapatite/collagen composite materials for dentistry
    8. Nanocomposite restorative materials for dental caries management
    9. Nanocomposites and nano-ionomers for orthodontic bracket bonding
    10. Nanocomposites: Present, past and future of dentistry
    11. Nanotechnology in dentistry
    12. Polymer composites for dental fillings
    13. Material Selection for Single Tooth Crown Restorations
    14. Remineralization and antibacterial capabilities of resin-based dental nanocomposites
    15. Titanium based nanocomposite materials for dental implant systems
    16. Mechanical stability of dental materials
    17. Nano composite for bone and cartilage regeneration
    18. Resin composites for restoration of posterior teeth


Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Dentistry presents the study and developments of nano-composite materials for dental applications. Special emphasis is given to the issues related to dental bone regeneration using various types of nano-composite materials, issues of dental failure, antibacterial properties and dental implants. Topics are systematically arranged so that layman can also understand the fundamentals and applications of dental nanocomposites. The book offers a powerful source of exploration on the preparation, characteristics and specific uses of composites in the fields of applied chemistry and medical sciences.

Key Features

  • Offers an historical overview of composites materials and their dentistry applications
  • Outlines the role of nanocomposites and nanotechnology in dentistry
  • Discusses the properties of nanocomposites for dental grafting, implants and bone tissues


Scientists, engineers, industrial experts, Ph.D. students and master students in the field of biochemical engineering: materials chemistry and medical industry professionals specializing in dentistry and orthopaedic and pharmaceutical chemistry


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About the Editors

Abdullah M. Asiri Editor

Prof. Abdullah M. Asiri is the Head of the Chemistry Department at King Abdulaziz University since October 2009 and he is the founder and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) since 2010 till now. He is a Professor of Organic Photochemistry.

He graduated from King Abdulaziz University (KAU) with a BSc in Chemistry in 1990 and a PhD from University of Wales, College of Cardiff, UK in 1995. He was promoted to a Professor in 2004. His research interest covers color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic, thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel coloring matters and dyeing of textiles, Materials Chemistry, Nanochemistry and nanotechnology Polymers and plastics.

Prof. Asiri is the principal supervisors of more than 20 Msc and six PhD thesis; He is the main Author of ten books in different chemistry disciplines. Prof. Asiri is the Editor-in-Chief of King Abdulaziz University Journal of Science. A major achievement of Prof. Asiri is the discovery of tribochromic compounds, a class of compounds which change from slightly or colorless to deep colored when subjected to small pressure or when grind. This discovery was introduced to the scientific community as a new terminology Published by IUPAC in 2000. This discovery was awarded a patent from European Patent office and from UK patent and some other patents office in Europe.

Prof. Asiri involved in many committees at the KAU level and also on the national level, he took a major roll in the Advanced materials committee working for KACST to identify the National plan for science and technology in 2007.

Prof. Asiri played a major role in advancing the chemistry education and research in KAU, he has been awarded the best Researchers from KAU for the past five years. He also awarded the Young Scientist award from the Saudi Chemical society in 2009, and also the first prize for the distinction in science from the Saudi chemical society in 2012. He

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Head of the Chemistry Department, King Abdulaziz Universit

Dr Inamuddin Editor

Dr. Inamuddin is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is a permanent faculty member (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He obtained Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Chaudhary Charan Singh (CCS) University, Meerut, India, in 2002. He received his Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, Renewable Energy and Environment. He has worked on different research projects as project fellow and senior research fellow funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. He has received Fast Track Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, to work in the area of bending actuators and artificial muscles. He has completed four major research projects sanctioned by University Grant Commission, Department of Science and Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Council of Science and Technology, India. He has published 93 research articles in international journals of repute and seventeen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. He has published nineteen edited books with Springer, United Kingdom, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. U.S.A., CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific, Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland and Materials Science Forum, U.S.A. He is the member of various editorial boards of the journals and also serving as associate editor for a journal Environmental Chemistry Letter, Springer-Nature and editorial board member for Sci

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India

Ali Mohammad Editor

Ali Mohammad is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. His scientific interests include physico-analytical aspects of solid-state reactions, micellar thin layer chromatography, surfactants analysis, and green chromatography. He is the author or coauthor of 250 scientific publications including research articles, reviews, and book chapters. He has also served as editor of Journal, Chemical and Environmental Research being published from India since 1992 and as the Associate Editor for Analytical Chemistry section of the Journal of Indian Chemical Society. He has been the member of editorial boards of Acta Chromatographica, Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis Seria F. Chemia, Air Pollution, and Annals of Agrarian Science. He has attended as well as chaired sessions in various international and nation conferences. Dr. Mohammad obtained his M.Phil. (1975), Ph.D. (1978), and D.Sc. (1996) degrees from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He has supervised 53 students for Ph.D./M.Phil. and M.Tech. degrees.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Chemistry, Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India