School of Dentistry


Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics

Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics

  • Gies Award

    MDRCBB wins prestigious 2013 Gies Award

    The American Dental Education Association Gies Foundation (ADEAGies) has awarded the MDRCBB a 2013 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement for Outstanding Vision

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    Present Research Thrusts and Development

    Discover the interests and activities of the MDRCBB

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    In addition to research, the MDRCBB frequently gives presentations to those interested in the health sciences


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    Artificial Resynthesis Technology

    ART resynthesizes or replicates that part of the chewing cycle in which wear occurs between teeth.

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    Virtual Dental Patient

    Developed by Dr. Ralph DeLong, the Virtual Dental Patient goes beyond a traditional dental examination by providing visibility, measurement, and comparison with a previous time period.

    Virtual Dental Patient

Welcome to the MDRCBB

The MDRCBB is a multi-disciplinary resource dedicated to furthering research and development in biomaterials, biomechanics, and nano-technology.


About the MDRCBB
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Research thrusts

The Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomechanics and Biomaterials conducts research in a number of fields, including demineralization and remineralization and implant technology.

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History of the MDRCBB

The MDRCBB is an umbrella organization, charged with the management of a large human and physical resource base on a broad platform of research into biomechanics, biomaterials, and related sciences. The MDRCBB was launched when the traditional barriers between University and Industry were coming down - when University and Industry rediscovered each other and realized that their strengths are complementary and that they can leverage each other's ability and productivity by closer cooperation.

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  • Last modified on December 22, 2014