Article - 3 May 2004
Odontis have developed technology that allows patients to grow new teeth using stem cells. The advantages of this over conventional dental implants is outlined as well as the technology. Posted May 3...
Article - 16 May 2002
Ceramic materials have been used dentistry for many years. Their use increasing, partly due to aesthetic reasons. Some applications where ceramics are used in dentistry are fillings, crowns, veneers,...
Article - 8 Jun 2001
Superplastic forming is an alternative and novel method for producing dental implants. It is capable of producing complex prostheses that are lighter, more comfortable and stronger than similar...
Article - 24 Apr 2008
Ti 6Al-4V is the most widely used of all the alpha-beta titanium alloys. It may be heat treated for high strength in welded construction at service temperatures through 600°F. Typical applications are...
Article - 13 Sep 2004
The different types of biomaterials are classified according to the way in which they behave when implanted. The evolution of biomaterials and the market are also briefly described.
Article - 14 May 2002
The densities of a variety of biomaterials are compared to those of teeth, bone and other related materials. Biomaterials covered include orthopaedic, dental and vascular materials.
Article - 27 Jul 2011
The HIPing process uses high temperatures & pressures to densify engineering ceramics; the advantages of which are discussed in this article.
Article - 11 Nov 2003
Researchers have developed a novel phosphate glass-based material that can act as a scaffold for the repair of soft tissues in the human body. The material has potential application in the treatment...
Article - 8 Oct 2002
The design and performance parameters of ceramic materials in dental restorations are reviewed. Systems such as feldspathic porcelains, leucite systems, castable glasses, alumina-based systems and...
Article - 2 Jun 2001
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...