Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Human Teeth – Structure and Composition of Dental Hard Tissues and Developmental Dental Defects

Ana Gil De Bona

The Forsyth Institute

A researcher from Forsyth Institute, USA, affiliated with Harvard School of Dental Medicine, focused on understanding the changes in tooth enamel in healthy and defective teeth to find better diagnostics tools and treatment approaches.

Co-editor:

Hakan Karaaslan

The Forsyth Institute

A researcher from Forsyth Institute, USA, currently investigating developmental dental defects, in particular molar incisor hypomineralization. As a clinician, he also seeks to translate basic science learnings into finding clinical therapeutics.

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Human Dental Hard Tissues Ultrastructure Chemical Composition Developmental Dental Defects Etiology Hypomineralization and Hypoplasia Fluorosis Proteomics Genomics Diagnostic Tools Biomaterials Clinical Practice

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The unique tissues of human teeth, enamel and dentin, have been studied by the scientists to understand their structure, physical and chemical properties and the developmental machinery behind these extraordinary properties. During the developmental process, genetic, environmental factors or the interplay between these may cause defects on dental hard tissues, impairing their biology and function. These defects have long been studied to provide better dental care and to find novel treatment options. Understanding the mechanical, chemical and structural differences in developmental dental defects is also crucial for routine dental practice as many of these lesions do not have pathognomonic properties.

In this book, we will concentrate on the qualitative and quantitative properties of the sound enamel and dentin and as well as the affected human tooth structures. This publication aims to address clinicians, researchers and students to further their knowledge on the subject. We also hope to bring together preclinical and clinical work together for the translation of research ameliorating clinical care.

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Date completed: October 14th 2020

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Deadline for chapter proposals: November 11th 2020

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Deadline for full chapters: January 10th 2021

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Review results due: March 31st 2021

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Expected publication date: May 30th 2021

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Ana Gil De Bona

The Forsyth Institute

Dr. Ana Gil de Bona obtained her PhD in Molecular Biology and Microbiology from Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. Her research mainly focused on the study of the proteomic profile of the extracellular vesicles and the secretome in virulent and avirulent strains of Candida albicans. She continued her scientific career in the University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA, working in yeast genetics and proteomics. Her current research at the Forsyth Institute, USA, affiliated with Harvard School of Dental Medicine, is focused on understanding the changes in tooth enamel in healthy and defective teeth to find better diagnostics tools and treatment approaches. She has authored peer-reviewed research articles, reviews and has presented her work to national and international scientific meetings.

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