Dental Materials and Regenerative Medicine

Dental Materials and Regenerative Medicine

1st Edition - September 1, 2019

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  • Editor: Ihtesham ur Rehman
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081026748

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Dental Materials and Regenerative Medicine brings together current research and new concepts surrounding dental applications. Contributed by young researchers in collaboration and under guidance of experienced and seasoned academics, clinicians and researchers in dental materials and their use in clinical dentistry, this book not only covers fundamentals, but also opens new avenues for meeting future challenges in research and clinical applications.

Key Features

  • Covers recent trends in dentistry and biomaterials, highlighting the new generation of dental options
  • Includes information on current and future trends in dental materials for regenerative dentistry
  • Presents a great teaching guide that is ideal for chemists, biologists, physicists and material science engineers


Researchers in academia and industry studying materials science and dentistry

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Dental Materials
    2. Oral Environment and Dental Tissues: Anatomy of the mouth and the oral environment, structure of teeth
    3. Properties of Dental Materials in relation of Clinical applications
    4. Characterisation of Dental Materials
    5. Surface properties in dental materials
    6. Dental Cements
    7. Conventionally used restorative material: Cements, Ca(OH)2, silicates; Amalgam; Impression compo/waxes etc.
    8. Glasses in Dentistry
    9. Bioceramics in Dentistry
    10. Polymers in Dentistry
    11. Glass ionomers in Dentistry
    12. Composites in Dentistry
    13. Metals in Dentistry
    14. Processing and fabrication of dental materials for tissue regeneration by using Supercritical carbon dioxide
    15. Materials for periodontal regeneration
    16. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative dentistry
    17. Recent Advances in Dental Materials – a clinical perspective
    18. Dental materials for cleft palate repair
    19. Protein Based Dental Materials
    20. Clinical perspective of Dental Scaffolds: What Dental surgeons demand from Dental Materials?
    21. Future of dental materials in dentistry

Product details

  • No. of pages: 570
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2029
  • Published: September 1, 2019
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081026748

About the Editor

Ihtesham ur Rehman

Ihtesham ur Rehman has more than 28 years of experience working on dental and biomaterials, having spent more than 23 years at the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL). He is currently working at the Kroto Research Institute, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Sheffield (TUoS), UK. He developed and managed MSc(s) in 1- Dental Materials and 2- Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine both the QMUL and TUoS. His research is on dental and biomaterials, and of translational nature; ranging from (i) chemical structural evaluations of cells and proteins by spectroscopic means, to (ii) synthesis and fabrication of bioactive composites for dental and osteological applications. He has authored over 200 scientific articles, one book and several patents.

Affiliations and Expertise

Kroto Research Institute, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Sheffield (TUoS), UK

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