Bioscience and Bioengineering of Titanium Materials

Bioscience and Bioengineering of Titanium Materials

1st Edition - November 17, 2006

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  • Author: Yoshiki Oshida
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080467191

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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 448
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2006
  • Published: November 17, 2006
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080467191

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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