Anatomy, Modeling and Biomaterial Fabrication for Dental and Maxillofacial Applications

Anatomy, Modeling and Biomaterial Fabrication for Dental and Maxillofacial Applications

Author(s): Andy H. Choi and Besim Ben-Nissan

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Ceramics have been used as biomaterials for oral and maxillofacial applications due to their excellent bioactivity, high hardness and wear resistance. One of the key drawbacks of synthetic implants ...
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