Clinical Guide to Principles of Fiber-Reinforced Composites in Dentistry


  • Pekka Vallittu
  • Mutlu Ozcan


Traditional dental materials such as metals and ceramics have a number of disadvantages such as cost and the significant damage caused in grinding to make space for such reconstructions. Fiber-reinforced composites (FRCs) are a novel group of dental materials characterized by fibrous fillers that are being increasingly used in place of traditional prosthodontic materials. They allow fabrication of minimally invasive, lightweight, durable and biocompatible restorations. This book will provide clinicians and students with theoretical and clinical guidelines to use the FRCs for dental applications.

The book begins with an introduction to the fundamentals of FRCs in dentistry. Further chapters cover the treatment possibilities, fabrication and application procedures of FRCs, followed by information on care and maintenance.

Key Features

  • Explores the mechanism of function of fibre-reinforced composites
  • Presents comprehensive information on the expanding field of fibre-reinforced composites and their increasing use in dentistry

ISBN: 978-0-08-100607-8
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Published Date: 2017

Page Count: 251 , File Size: 8 Mb

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Clinical Guide to Principles of Fiber-Reinforced Composites in Dentistry

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