ceramics, dental

ceramics, dental

[Gr. keramos, potter's clay]
The use of porcelain or porcelain-like materials to manufacture esthetic dental restorations. Crowns, veneers, and inlays are some dental restorations that use porcelain.
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Researchers, students, and engineers mainly from China share findings in the field of new energy materials, addressing topics such as the synthesis and properties, preparation and characterization, microstructure modification, technology, chemical synthesis, production, performance, measurement, temperature effects, fabrication, and other aspects of materials like veneering porcelain, zirconia fiber, ceramics, dental fiber posts, nanomaterials used in the oil industry, thin films, lithium-ion batteries, ultralow density silica aerogels, solar cells, and polymer electrolytes.
K Lloyd, Influence of micro-structure and chemistry on the fracture toughness of dental ceramics, Dental Materials 19 (7), 603-11 (2003).
The rest are organized into sections on calcium phosphate, bioglass, calcium phosphate cements, injectable materials, composites, bioactive titanium and materials, zirconia ceramics, dental materials, scaffolds, osteoinduction, cell-material interactions, drug delivery, animal studies, and clinical applications.