Craig's Restorative Dental Materials - 14th Edition - ISBN: 9780323478212, 9780323478182

Craig's Restorative Dental Materials

14th Edition

Authors: Ronald Sakaguchi Jack Ferracane John Powers
Paperback ISBN: 9780323478212
eBook ISBN: 9780323478182
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 6th April 2018
Page Count: 352

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Master the use of dental materials with this all-in-one guide to restorative materials and procedures! Craig’s Restorative Dental Materials, 14th Edition covers everything you need to know to understand the science of selecting dental materials when designing and fabricating restorations. It begins with fundamentals and moves on to advanced skills in the manipulation of dental materials, providing insight on the latest advances and research along the way. From an expert author team led by Ronald Sakaguchi, this comprehensive resource is considered to be the standard in the field of dental restorations.

Key Features

  • Clear, design-focused approach provides an essential understanding of the fast-changing field of restorative dental materials.
  • Comprehensive coverage ranges from fundamental concepts to advanced skills, detailing everything you need to know to select dental materials when designing and fabricating restorations.
  • More than 300 full-color illustrations show clinical detail with clarity and realism.
  • Logical organization arranges chapters by major clinical procedures.
  • Practical examples show the fundamental properties and characteristics of materials and demonstrate how basic principles relate to clinical applications.

Table of Contents

  1. Role and Significance of Restorative Dental Materials
    2. The Oral Environment
    3. Designing Restorations with Dental Materials
    4. Fundamentals of Materials Science
    5. Testing of Dental Materials and Biomechanics
    6. Biocompatibility and Tissue Reaction to Biomaterials
    7. General Classes of Biomaterials
    8. Preventative and Intermediary Materials
    9. Tooth Remineralization  NEW!
    10. Restorative Materials-Polymers
    11. Restorative Materials-Metals
    12. Restorative Materials-Ceramics
    13. Replicating Materials-Impression and Casting
    14. Materials for Adhesion and Luting
    15. Digital Imaging and Processing for Restorations
    16. Dental and Orofacial Implants
    17. Tissue Engineering
    Appendix A: Conversion Tables


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About the Author

Ronald Sakaguchi

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Dean for Technology and Innovation, Professor, Biomaterials & Biomechanics, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA

Jack Ferracane

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Restorative Dentistry School of Dentistry Oregon Health & Science University Portland, Oregon

John Powers

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Vice President and Editor, The Dental Advisor, Dental Consultants, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan; Professor of Oral Biomaterials, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, Houston, Texas