Table of Contents




List of Contributors

Chapter 1. Nanotechnology and the Future of Dentistry

1.1. Introduction

1.2. Nanotechnology Approaches

1.3. Nanotechnology to Nanomanufacturing

1.4. Nanodentistry

1.5. Future Directions and Conclusions

Chapter 2. Nanoparticles for Dental Materials

2.1. Introduction: Why Use Nanoparticles?

2.2. Synthesis of Nanoparticles

2.3. Examples of Dental Materials Using Nanoparticles

2.4. Selected Properties of Dental Materials Containing Nanoparticles

2.5. Clinical Experience with Dental Materials Containing Nanoparticles

2.6. Conclusions

Chapter 3. Antimicrobial Nanoparticles in Restorative Composites

3.1. Introduction

3.2. Antibacterial Restorative Composites

3.3. Antimicrobial Macromolecules

3.4. Nanoparticles

3.5. Conclusions

Chapter 4. Nanotechnology in Operative Dentistry

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Historical Review: Nanotechnology Applications in Operative Dentistry

4.3. Biomimetics

4.4. Fillers in Composite Resins

4.5. SEM and EDS Evaluation

4.6. Filler Weight Content (wt%)

4.7. Water Sorption

4.8. Mechanical Behavior

4.9. Clinical Applications

4.10. Conclusions

Chapter 5. Impact of Nanotechnology on Dental Implants

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Nanoscale Surface Modifications

5.3. Interactions of Surface Dental Implants with Blood

5.4. Interactions Between Surfaces and MSCs

5.5. Tissue Integration

5.6. Conclusion

Chapter 6. Titanium Surface Modification Techniques for Dental Implants—From Microscale to Nanoscale

6.1. Introduction

6.2. Titanium Surface Modification Methods

6.3. Limitations and Conclusion

Chapter 7. Titanium Nanotub


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About the authors

Karthikeyan Subramani

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Orthodontics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

Waqar Ahmed

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK