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Eliades: Dental Materials In Vivo: Aging and Related Phenomena
Eliades, Georges

Dental Materials In Vivo: Aging and Related Phenomena

1st edition 2003
Softcover, 296 pages, 183 images (37 colored, 146 black/white)
Language: English
Subject: Restorative Dentistry

Title-No.: 10221
ISBN 978-0-86715-399-6
Quintessence Publishing, Germany

 110.00 € 
This comprehensive review brings together research by biomaterials experts in various fields of dentistry, including oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, and restorative dentistry. Through the presentation of evidence derived exclusively from in vivo studies, the mechanisms governing the aging of materials placed in the oral cavity are clarified and selective aspects of the in vivo performance of materials demonstrated.

Table of Contents


Section I: Overview
1 General Aspects of Biomaterial Surface Alterations Following Exposure to Biologic Fluids/George Eliades, Theodore Eliades, and Manolis Vavuranakis

Section II: Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry
2 Aging of Casting Alloys Used in Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry/William A. Brantley
3 Ceramic Behavior Under Different Environmental and Loading Conditions/James L. Drummond
4 Characterization of Retrieved Implants: Titanium, Titanium Alloys, and Hydroxyapatite Coatings/Efstratios Papazoglou, William A. Brantley, and Edwin A. McGlumphy

Section III: Restorative Dentistry
5 Alterations of Dental Amalgam/Miroslav I. Marek
6 Aging of Glass-Ionomer Cements/Aphrodite I. Kakaboura
7 Degradation Mechanisms of Dental Resin Composites/Karl-Johan Söderholm

Section IV: Orthodontics
8 Disintegration of Orthodontic Appliances/Arne Hensten-Pettersen and Nils Jacobsen
9 Characteristics of Used Orthodontic Brackets/Claude G. Matasa
10 Aging of Orthodontic Utilities and Auxiliaries/Theodore Eliades, George Eliades, William A. Brantley, and David C. Watts

Section V: Endodontics
11 Aging of Endodontic Instruments and Materials/Spiros Zinelis and John Margelos

Section VI: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
12 Aging of Stainless Steel Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Implants/Elliott J. Sutow
13 Leaching of Metallic Ions from Plates and Screws Used in Jaw Fracture Fixation/Ian R. Matthew

Section VII: Periodontology
14 Sutures in the Oral Cavity/J. Anthony von Fraunhofer
15 Aging of Bioactive Glass Bone-Grafting Materials/John C. Mitchell