Craig's Restorative Dental Materials, 13th Edition

Craig's Restorative Dental Materials

13rd Edition

By Ronald L. Sakaguchi, DDS, PhD, MS, MBA Associate Dean for Technology and Innovation, Professor, Biomaterials & Biomechanics, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA and John M. Powers, PhD, Senior Vice President and Editor, The Dental Advisor, Dental Consultants, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan; Professor of Oral Biomaterials, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, Houston, Texas


1. Role and Significance of Restorative Dental Materials

2. The Oral Environment

3. Principles of Design with Restorative Dental Materials

4. Fundamentals of Materials Science

5. Testing of Dental Materials

6. Biocompatibility and Tissue Reaction to Biomaterials

7. General Classes of Biomaterials

8. Preventative and Intermediary Materials

9. Restorative Materials-composites and polymers

10. Restorative Materials-metals

11. Restorative Materials-ceramics

12. Impressions, Casts, and Investments

13. Materials for Adhesion and Luting

14. Digital Imaging and Processing for Restorations

15. Dental and Orofacial Implants

16. Tissue Engineering

Appendix A: Weights and Measures

Appendix B: Mind Maps (on Evolve)