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Jack L. Ferracane, Ph.D.

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2016
For outstanding contributions in developing enhanced durability and clinical performance of dental composite restorative materials and to improving oral healthcare

Researchers create double-strength fillings

Via Dentistry.co.uk | July 9, 2019

This is according to a study published by the journal Scientific Reports.

The new filling uses the additive thiourethane, which is also in protective coatings for cars and decks.

The team also has developed an adhesive that’s 30% stronger after six months in use than adhesives that are currently used to keep fillings in place.

This new adhesive was described in a recent study published in the journal Dental Materials.

Together, the new adhesive and the composite are designed to make longer-lasting dental restorations… Continue reading.

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Jack L. Ferracane, Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Via AIMBE | January 20, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Jack L. Ferracane, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Restorative Dentistry/Director, Division of Biomaterials and Biomechanics, Oregon Health & Science University, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Ferracane was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For outstanding contributions in developing enhanced durability and clinical performance of dental composite restorative materials and to improving oral healthcare.

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