Biomineralization: Fundamentals, Processes and Potential Applications

Carlos W. Brooks (Editor)

Series: Dental Science, Materials and Technology
BISAC: MED016000

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The biomineralization process is the ability of living organisms to produce minerals to form tissues or to build hardened tissue. Generally, this process is performed by specialized cells, such as osteoblasts, odontoblasts, ameloblasts, among others, depositing minerals in a specific matrix. This process can take place in physiological form throughout the lifespan of an individual, in response to an injury to the tissue or via activation of specific materials called bioactive materials. This book reviews the fundamentals, processes and potential applications of biomineralization. (Imprint: Novinka)

Preface

Chapter 1. Dental Calculus: Its Formation and Inhibition
Nutthamon Wattanaroonwong (Department of Oral Biology and Occlusion, Faculty of Dentistry, Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Songkhla, Thailand)

Chapter 2. Biomineralization and its Role in Dentistry: Bioactive Materials and Future Prospects
Francine Benetti and Luciano T. A. Cintra (Department of Endodontics, Araçatuba Dental School, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Araçatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Chapter 3. Nanostructures Based on DNA Origami and Applications
D. D. Ruiz, K. L. Cardos, A. Martínez, T. M. Girón and E. C. Samano (Centro de Nanociencias y Nanotecnología-UNAM, Ensenada, B.C., México)

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