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Dental Materials: Properties and Manipulation (9th Edition)

Author Information
By John M. Powers, PhD, Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, Director, Houston Biomaterials Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dental Branch, Houston, TX; and John C. Wataha, DMD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry, Augusta, GA

Key Features
A total of over 250 detailed illustrations are included in this edition.
Learning Objectives list the knowledge you should gain in each chapter.
Margin notes help you understand and remember key points and important terminology.
Tables make it easy to compare different brands and to compare components and properties within materials.
Quick Review boxes help you remember essential material and prepare for self-tests.
Self-tests in each chapter help you evaluate your understanding of the material.
Conversion Factors on the inside back cover offer a convenient list of commonly used metric measurements.
The glossary lists all important terms in one accessible section.
Supplementary Readings in each chapter list resources to promote further study.

New to this Edition
ctional videos on the Evolve website provide a clear, step-by-step guide to taking and pouring impressions, and trimming models.
More than 60 new illustrations have been added, and are clearer than ever.
Content updates keep you current with the latest changes in dental materials.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Restorative Dental Materials
2. Properties of Materials
3. Preventive Dental Materials
4. Direct Esthetic Restorative Materials
5. Dental Amalgam
6. Finishing, Polishing, and Cleansing Materials
7. Cements
8. Impression Materials
9. Model and Die Materials
10. Waxes
11. Casting Alloys, Wrought Alloys, and Solders
12. Casting of Dental Metals
13. Polymers in Prosthodontics
14. Dental Ceramics
15. Dental Implants



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