Survey and Challenges of Dental Metallic Materials


  • Karlo Raic University of Belgrade, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, Serbia
  • Rebeka Rudolf University of Maribor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Slomškov Trg 15, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
  • Vojkan Lazić University of Belgrade, School for Dental Medicine, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
  • Peter Majerič University of Maribor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Slomškov Trg 15, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia



The classification of dental metallic biomaterials is illustrated in depth, with a focus on dental casting alloys. Methods for creating dental prostheses as well as manufacturing shape memory alloys (SMA) Ni-Ti alloys are briefly given. The effect of surface oxide films on metallic biomaterials in the human environment is considered. In order for metal implants to interact with the human body, they need to meet certain requirements.


dental metallic alloys, classification, creating dental prostheses, manufacturing SMA Ni-Ti Alloys, surface oxide films, requirements.


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