In this issue of Dental Clinics, guest editors Drs. Jack L. Ferracane, Luiz E. Bertassoni, and Carmem S. Pfeifer bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Dental Biomaterials. Dental biomaterials have received recent attention in terms of exhibiting excellent performance, as well as increased migration and proliferation of cells involved in the osseointegration of implants. This issue offers up-to-date, expert coverage of adhesives, cements, composites, ceramics, scaffold materials, and implants, as well as light curing and safety of dental materials.
Contains 11 practice-oriented topics including dental adhesives: surface modifications of tooth structure for stable bonding; resin-based composites: materials for direct and indirect applications; new technologies for restorative dentistry; advances in ceramics for dental applications; cements and protocols for bonded dental ceramics; and more.
Provides in-depth clinical reviews on dental biomaterials, offering actionable insights for clinical practice.
Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.
Edited by Jack Ferracane, PhD, Department of Restorative Dentistry School of Dentistry Oregon Health & Science University Portland, Oregon 13655 S W 32ND STREET BEAVERTON, OR 97008 United States; Luiz E. Bertassoni, DDS, PhD, Department of Restorative Dentistry
School of Dentistry
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon and Carmem S. Pfeifer, DDS, PhD, Associate Professor Biomaterials and Biomechanics, OHSU