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  • 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 - 9 Nov 2009
    The advantages of gold and its alloys for dental applications are its bio-compatibility, malleability and resistance to corrosion. The requirement for good biocompatability of a material is obviously...
  • Article - 13 Feb 2004
    The addition of palladium to silver makes it more resistant to tarnishing. Alloys of silver and palladium are used for dentistry, electrical contacts and capacitors. The effect of palladium addition...
  • Article - 13 Feb 2004
    Gold palladium alloys are primarily used in jewellery, where they are known as white gold. Some compositions are provided for palladium containing white gold. Other uses such as dentistry are also...
  • Article - 6 Jun 2002
    Gutta percha is a form of natural rubber introduced to the west in 1843. It was used for wire insulation for submarine telephone cales, golf balls and jewellery making. It has few uses today except in...
  • Article - 9 May 2002
    The benefits of coating metallic implants with hydroxyapatite are many. These are outlined as are the varous methods that have been used to try and produce hydroxyapatite coatings. Some of the...
  • Article - 28 Mar 2002
    Palladium is a precious metal found naturally with other platinum group metals. It has the lowest density and melting point of the platinum group metals. Other properties and applications are also...
  • 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...
  • Article - 15 Mar 2001
    Chemical vapour deposition (CVD) offers a viable alternative to diamond coating for dental tools. Coatings such as titanium nitride can be deposited and will not erode away as do bonded diamond...
  • Article - 23 Feb 2001
    Hydroxyapatite is a calcium phosphate ceramic that is used as a biomaterial. It one of few materials that elicit an active response in the body and bonds directly to bone. It is also the mineral...