Bioscience and Bioengineering of Titanium Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080451428, 9780080467191

Bioscience and Bioengineering of Titanium Materials

1st Edition

Authors: Yoshiki Oshida
eBook ISBN: 9780080467191
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080451428
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 17th November 2006
Page Count: 448
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This unique book about bioscience and the bioengineering of titanium materials is based on more than 1,000 published articles. It bridges the gap between the medical/dental fields and the engineering/technology areas, due to the author’s unique experience in both during the last 30 years. The book covers Materials Classifications, Chemical and Electrochemical Reactions, Oxidation, Biological Reactions, Implant-related Biological Reactions, Applications, Fabri-cation Technologies, Surface Modifications, and Future Perspectives.

Key Features

  • Provides quick access to the primary literature in this field
  • Reviews studies of titanium materials in medical and dental applications, as reported in nearly 1,500 articles published over last several years
  • Draws information from several types of studies and reports
  • Helps readers answer questions about the most appropriate materials and when to use them


Materials scientists, students, and engineers working in biomaterials research and applications.

Table of Contents

Chapter I. Introduction

Chapter II. Materials Classification
Chapter III. Chemical and Electrochemical Reactions
Chapter IV. Oxidation and Oxides
Chapter V. Mechanical and Tribological Behaviors
Chapter VI. Biological Reaction
Chapter VII. Implant-Related Biological Reaction
Chapter VIII.Implant Application
Chapter IX. Other applications
Chapter X. Fabrication Technologies
Chapter XI. Surface Modifications
Chapter XII. Future Perspectives


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About the Author

Yoshiki Oshida

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA Research Professor, College of Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA Adjunct Professor, School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

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