Article - 27 Aug 2001
Complications such as dental stomatitis are associated with wearing of dentures. Such problems could potentially be avoided by the use of a controlled drug delivery system incorporated into a smart...
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 - 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 - 15 Jul 2002
Titanium and certain titanium alloys are useful biomaterials dues to their physical, mechanical and chemical properties. Their behaviour in the human body and applications in orthopaedics and...
Article - 23 Jan 2002
With a history much shorter than that of gold, its use and discovery in the 1700's is described. Development of the platinum market through the 1800's and into more modern times is also covered....
Article - 11 Feb 2002
Platinum, with its unique physical and chemical properties, is used in a wide variety of industrial and environmental applications. It is also regarded as one of the finest, among all jewelry metals.
News - 14 May 2014
Stratasys Ltd., a global leader of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions today introduced the highest precision wax 3D printers available to the dental industry.
News - 7 Jan 2012
A research team led by Dr. Christian Russel from the Otto-Schott-Institute for Glass Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, has developed a novel glass-ceramic material with a nanocrystalline...
News - 7 Feb 2019
Formlabs (Booth #31517) will be presenting live creature creation, Razor Maker™: powered by Gillette®, and its growing material library at the CES 2019. Formlabs (Booth #31517), designer and...
Article - 26 Feb 2001
The different types of biomaterials and their classifications (inert, active and resorbable) are defined and key properties given. Orthopaedic, dental, cardiovascular and cosmetic applications are...