Now published with an accompanying on-line self-assessment module, the latest edition of this highly successful textbook presents the core information required for students of dental material science. Designed specifically for BDS exam and equivalent candidates, this book is also suitable for post-graduate students and practitioners with an interest in the field.
Characterized by an accessible and friendly style, providing ‘need to know’ information only – perfect for the busy student!Rich with pull-out boxes, tables, line artworks and photographsHelps the reader recall the underlying basis of the subject – essential facts relating to chemical bonding, metals, ceramics and polymersIdeal preparation for clinical practice - equips the reader with the information required to safely assess the potential of new dental materialsExplains the terminology used in the description of material behaviourExplores the use of clinical dental materials including resin bonding to enamel and dentine, impression materials, the principles of adhesion as well as issues relating to pulpal protection and the use of post-core endodontic systemsDescribes the use of laboratory and related dental materials to enable better communication with the laboratory teamAccompanied by an ALL NEW ON-LINE SELF-ASSESSMENT MODULE to provide essential exam practice for all BDS candidates and those taking equivalent examsIncludes updated coverage of recent developments in dental biomaterials, including endodontic materials, digital impressions and a useful new chapter on nanotechnology in dentistryReflects the growing need to be aware of the safety aspects of dental materials and the care that has to be taken when sourcing materials from across the worldFully updated and now published in full colour throughout!
Contents فهرست فصول:SECTION ONE Basic Science for Dental Materials1.1 Biomaterials, safety and biocompatibility1.2 Atomic building blocks1.3 Structure of ceramics1.4 Structure of metals and alloys1.5 Structure of polymers1.6 Mechanical properties1.7 Physical properties1.8 Chemical properties1.9 Principles of adhesionSECTION TWO Clinical Dental Materials2.1 Dental amalgams2.2 Resin composites and polyacid-modified resin composites2.3 Glass–ionomer cements and resin-modified glass–ionomer cements2.4 Intermediate restorative materials2.5 Enamel and dentine bonding2.6 Endodontic materials2.7 Impression materialsSECTION THREE Laboratory and Related Dental Materials3.1 Models, dies and refractories3.2 Denture base resins3.3 Casting alloys for metallic restorations3.4 Dental ceramics3.5 Metal-bonded ceramics3.6 All-ceramic restorations: high-strength core ceramics3.7 All-ceramic restorations: resin-bonded ceramics3.8 Luting agents3.9 Stainless steel
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