Japanese research and development on metallic biomedical, dental, and healthcare materials

Mitsuo Niinomi, Takao Hanawa, Takayuki Narushima

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Abstract

There is considerable demand for metallic materials for use in medical and dental devices. Metals and alloys are widely used as biomedical materials and are indispensable in the medical field. In dentistry, metal is used for restorations, orthodontic wires, and dental implants. This article describes R&D on metallic biomaterials primarily conducted by the members of the Japan Institute of Metals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-24
Number of pages7
JournalJOM
Volume57
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Apr

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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