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Handbook of Oral Biomaterials

edited by Jukka Matinlinna

 “This is a comprehensive textbook covering all currently used materials in dentistry, including the recent methodology used to develop and evaluate these materials. Handbook of Oral Biomaterials is a timely contribution for all clinicians.”

Prof. Nabil Samman, Editor in Chief, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9789814463126
  • Subject: Biomaterials
  • Published: July 2014
  • Pages: 674

The book introduces the latest advances in dental materials and biomaterials science. It contains a unique and comprehensive introduction to modern biomaterials science. This book covers ceramic, metallic, and polymeric oral biomaterials. It is addressed to teachers, instructors, tutors, undergraduate students, and postgraduate students at dental and medical schools to provide a wide insight into the materials that are being taught for use in clinical practice. The contributing authors of this book are from all over the world and are distinguished in their disciplines. In addition to dental students, this book is also highly recommended for students of engineering and basic science who want to gain an insight in contemporary biomaterials science. For medical practitioners, this book offers an invaluable opportunity to learn about the latest steps in dental biomaterials.

About the Editor:
Dr. Jukka P. Matinlinna is associate professor in dental materials science at the University of Hong Kong. His main field of activity, in addition to undergraduate and postgraduate dental teaching, is dental biomaterials with regard to adhesion and system simulations, with special focus on contemporary dental biomaterials in prosthetic dentistry and implant dentistry; silane chemistry; adhesion promotion; saliva chemistry; dentin bonding; porcelain and resin bonding to zirconia, other ceramic materials, and Ti; experimental primers and resins; E-glass fiber–reinforced restorations; and finite element analysis (FEA).  Since 2004 he has contributed to more than 200 publications and has been a member of editorial boards of several scientific journals.