Nanobiomaterials in Clinical Dentistry, Second Edition shows how a variety of nanomaterials are being used to solve problems in clinical dentistry. New nanomaterials are leading to a range of emerging dental treatments that utilize more biomimetic materials that more closely duplicate natural tooth structure (or bone, in the case of implants). The book's chapters discuss the advantages and challenges of using nanomaterials and include case studies to illustrate how a variety of materials are best used in research and practice.
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Section 1: Introduction 1. Introduction to Nanotechnology 2. Nanotechnology and nanomaterials in Dentistry
Section 2: Nanoscale materials and their applications in dental biomaterials 3. Carbon Nanotube Based Materials
Preparation, Biocompatibility and Applications in Dentistry 4. Applications of silica based nanomaterials in dental and skeletal biology 5. Incorporation of Nano Particles in Glass Ionomer Cements: Clinical Applications, properties and Future Perspectives 6. Nanostructured antibacterial dental composites and adhesives for caries inhibition 7. Nanotechnology and Nanoparticles Applications in Contemporary Dental Adhesives
Section 3: Nanobiomaterials in preventive dentistry 8. Nanomaterials in preventive dentistry 9. Silver and Phosphate Nanoparticles: Antimicrobial Approach and Caries Prevention Application 10. Nanoparticles and the control of oral biofilms
Section 4: Nanobiomaterials in Orthodontics 11. Nanotechnology in Orthodontics
1: The past, present and a perspective of the future 12. Nanotechnology in Orthodontics
2: facts and possible future applications 13. Nanoparticle Coating of Orthodontic Appliances for friction reduction
Section 5: Nanobiomaterials in Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry 14. Characterization of silver nanoparticles incorporated acrylic based tissue conditioner with antimicrobial effect and cytocompatibility
Section 6: Nanobiomaterials in Periodontics, Implant dentistry and dental tissue engineering 15. Bioactive glass nanoparticles for periodontal regeneration and applications in dentistry 16. Impact of nanotechnology on dental implants 17. Bioactive Inorganic-ions-doped Titania Nanotube Coatings on Bone Implants with Enhanced Osteogenic Activity and Antibacterial Properties 18. Carbon nanomaterials for Implant Dentistry and bone tissue engineering 19. Nanoceramics for bone regeneration in oral and Craniomaxillofacial complex 20. Biomimetics using nanotechnology/nanoparticles in dental tissue regeneration
Section 7: Nanobiomaterials in Endodontics 21. Scope of Nanotechnology in Endodontics
Section 8: Salivary Diagnostics and Nanoparticles as dental drug delivery systems and their biocompatibility/toxicity 22. Saliva as an Emerging Biofluid for Clinical Diagnosis and Applications of MEMS/NEMS in salivary diagnostics 23. Nanoparticles as Dental Drug Delivery Systems 24. Orally delivered nanoparticle drug-delivery systems for dental applications and their systemic toxicity 25. Herbals and green synthesized nanoparticles in Dentistry
Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine at Roseman University of Health Sciences, USA. He was the recipient of the prestigious 2006 Andre Schroeder Research Prize from Straumann (Switzerland) for his innovative research findings during his Biomedical Nanotechnology degree program in the United Kingdom. Dr. Subramani was involved in the International Team for Implantology (ITI) funded research projects in Switzerland, the Netherlands and in the USA. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed research papers and review manuscripts and has authored numerous book chapters. He is also the editor of the Elsevier book Nanomaterials in Clinical Dentistry together with Waqar Ahmed.
Waqar Ahmed Professor and Head of Institute of Nanotechnology and Bioengineering, University of Central Lancashire, UK.
Waqar Ahmed is Professor of Nanoscience in the School of Mathematics and Physics, College of Science at the University of Lincoln, UK. His major research interests are in the field of nanoscience, nanotechnology and nanomedicine. At Lincoln his research is focused on nanoscience and nanotechnology for renewable energy, energy modelling and management and sustainability. He is also interested in applications of technology in teaching and learning. He has authored or coauthored over 500 publications including peer-reviewed papers, books, book chapters, reviews and expert opinions in multidisciplinary subjects.