Biomaterials and Biomechanics Cluster Faculty
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Surface modification of metals for dental implants and other biomaterials; biomineralization of synthetic materials and tissues; biomimetic systems and synthetic materials for biomedical applications; regeneration of hard tissues; synthetic peptides and self-assembly
The Virtual Dental Patient - patient specific, accurate 3D representations of articulated upper and lower jaws and their relative movements; clinical measurement using 3D digitizing and computer graphics; robotics and its application to simulation of an artificial oral environment
Alex (Siu-Lun) Fok
Shape optimization of dental restorations; characterization of biomaterials; statistical analysis of brittle failure
Restorative care research; developing clinical guidelines and best evidence for clinical procedures, materials and restorative prescriptions for care; esthetic materials, procedures and techniques
Division of Prosthodontics
Department of Restorative Sciences
Electron microscopy;dentin bonding; clinical behavior of resin-bonded restoration; bonded fiber-reinforced resin posts; dental whitening
Pathogenesis of abfractions; toothbrush biomechanics; correlate clinical and in vitro data through the transfer of new state-of-the-art technology into the clinical setting; Virtual Dental Patient software developed by Dr. Ralph DeLong; "Tooth Explorer - A Digital Environment for Teaching Oral Anatomy"