Nano-composites. How small is small?

Thursday, March 22, 2012: 12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Session Type: Lunch and Learning
1.25 CE hours

Sponsored by: Dental Materials
Description: This talk will explore the recent advances in restorative dentistry regarding resin-composites that are defined as nano-composites. Several advantages and drawbacks will be highlighted in relation to their handling, mechanical and surface in-vitro properties. The effect of filler size and shape will be discussed.
Learning Objectives:
understand how the introduction of nanofillers can manipulate critical properties of resin composites
be familiar with the development of nano-composites and their main characteristics
highlight possible future advances
Nano-composites. How small is small?
N. SILIKAS, Coupland Building III, Biomaterials Science Unit, University of Manchester Dental School, Manchester, England, Uk
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