Dental Materials, Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists, 2nd Edition

Dental Materials

2nd Edition Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

By Carol Dixon Hatrick, CDA, RDA, RDH, MS, Lead Instructor, First Year Dental Hydiene, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA; W. Stephen Eakle, DDS, FADM, Professor and Section Chief, Clinical General Dentistry, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA and William F. Bird, DDS, MPH, Dr.PH, FACD, Interim Chair, Department of Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA


1. Introduction to Dental Materials

2. Oral Environment and Patient Considerations

3. Physical Properties of Dental Materials

4. General Handling and Safety

5. Principles of Bonding

6. Composites, Glass Ionomers, and Compomers

7. Preventive and Bleaching Materials

8. NEW! Dental Ceramics

9. NEW! Dental Amalgam

10. NEW! Casting Alloys, Solders, and Wrought Metal Alloys

11. NEW! Dental Implants

12. Abrasion, Finishing, and Polishing

13. Dental Cements

14. Impression Materials

15. Gypsum Products

16. Polymers for Prosthetic Dentistry

17. Provisional Restorations

18. Dental Waxes