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

Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Dentistry

1st Edition

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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