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Title Orthodontic applications of biomaterials : a clinical guide
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Woodhead, 2016


Description 1 online resource
Series Woodhead Publishing series in biomaterials
Woodhead Publishing series in biomaterials.
Contents Front Cover; Orthodontic Applications of Biomaterials; Related titles; Orthodontic Applicationsof Biomaterials: A Clinical Guide; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of contributors; Biography; Theodore Eliades; William Brantley; Foreword; Preface; One -- Structure and properties of orthodontic biomaterials; 1 -- Structure/property relationships in orthodontic alloys; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Metallic bonding and general properties of metals; 1.3 Alloy concepts and manufacturing processes-manipulation and properties; 1.4 Orthodontic alloys; 1.4.1 Stainless steel; 1.4.2 Cobalt-chromium
1.4.3 Nickel-titanium1.4.4 Beta-titanium and other titanium-rich alloys; 1.5 Characterization of orthodontic alloys; 1.5.1 Tension test; 1.5.2 Bending tests-orthodontics terminology; 1.5.3 Torsion; 1.5.4 Indentation hardness tests; 1.5.5 Measurement of archwire-bracket friction; 1.5.6 Optical, scanning electron, and atomic force microscope examinations; 1.5.7 X-ray diffraction; 1.5.8 Transmission electron microscopy; 1.5.9 Thermal analysis; 1.5.10 Electrochemical corrosion testing; References; 2 -- Structure/property relationships in orthodontic polymers; 2.1 Introduction
2.1.1 Interatomic bonding for polymers2.1.2 General concepts for mechanical behavior of polymers; 2.1.3 General classification of polymers; 2.2 Fracture and deformation processes for polymers; 2.2.1 Classification of processes; 2.2.2 Brittle fracture of polymers; 2.2.3 Crazing of polymers; 2.2.4 Shear zones; 2.2.5 Strength diagrams; 2.3 Rheology of polymeric materials; 2.3.1 Introduction to rheology; 2.3.2 General descriptions of elasticity and viscoelasticity; 2.3.3 Newtonian fluids; 2.3.4 Transverse variation of velocity (velocity gradient); 2.3.5 Viscosity; 2.3.6 The Maxwell body
2.3.7 The Kelvin-Voigt body2.3.8 Burgers body or four-element model; 2.3.9 Creep compliance; 2.3.10 Complex materials; 2.3.11 Dynamic mechanical analysis; Further reading; 3 -- Structure/property relationships in orthodontic ceramics; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Raw materials and manufacturing processes for ceramic brackets; 3.3 Optical properties of ceramic brackets; 3.4 Mechanical properties of ceramic brackets and clinical implications; 3.4.1 Fracture strength; 3.4.2 Fracture toughness; 3.4.3 Hardness; 3.5 Base characteristics of ceramic brackets; 3.6 Concluding remarks; References
Two -- Orthodontic alloys: properties and clinical effects4 -- Orthodontic brackets; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Evolution and traditional brackets; 4.2.1 Original edgewise bracket; 4.2.2 Subsequent designs and traditional stainless steel brackets; 4.2.3 Bracket slot size; 4.2.4 Straight-wire appliance; 4.3 Self-ligating bracket (SLB); 4.4 Metallic brackets; 4.4.1 Introduction; 4.4.2 Traditional stainless steel bracket alloys and manufacturing processes; 4.4.3 Manufacturing of brackets by metal injection molding (MIM); 4.4.4 Titanium brackets; 4.4.5 Metallic brackets and medical imaging
Subject Dental materials.
Dental Materials -- chemistry
MEDICAL -- Dentistry -- Orthodontics.
Dental materials
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780081003992