03-08-2007, 05:32 AM
Last Call for posters and delegates.

Innovations in Materials and Manufacturing of Dental Devices

Thursday 29th March 2007

The Cardiff Medicentre
Wales College of Medicine
Cardiff University
Heath Park

Hosted by ‘The Dental School, Cardiff University’ http://www.cardiff.acuk/dentistry/
PowdermatriX http://www.powdermatrix.org/
Special Interest Group, Dental Research: www.healthtechktn.com

We are pleased to invite you to the forthcoming MEDITECH meeting http://meditech.cardiff.ac.uk/ on Innovations in Materials and Manufacturing of Dental Devices.

The objective of this meeting is to bring together manufacturers within the medical device sector, scientists, clinicians and researchers to present, discuss and network in the area of Manufacturing of Dental Devices.

We have an excellent programme involving Commercial Organizations, Researchers and Clinicians and at present we have only six places available for delegates so would you please contact us as soon as possible to register. If you have any queries or want to register please contact: faruquer@cf.ac.uk or you can register on-line: at http://meditech.cardiff.ac.uk/

Confirmed Presenters and their Titles are as below:
P.Frampton(Ceramic Materials)
Innovations in glasses for dentistry and 'in-body' applications

S.Evans(Cardiff University)
Fracture and Fatigue of dental cement

S.Crownshaw(EOS e-Manufacturing Solutions)
e-Manufacturing of Medical Implants and Devices

J.Nicholson(University of Greenwich)
Minimal Intervention Dentistry and the Challenge for Materials

P.Bartlett(Cardiff University)
Magnetostrictive Dental Scalers

V.Shevtsova(University of Brussels)
The Influence Of External Vibrations On Flow In Blood Vessels

S.J.Hayes (Cardiff University School of Dentistry)
Processing requirements of dental equipment by sterile services

B.Su(Bristol University)
Rapid fabrication processing and surface modification of ceramics for dental applications

M.Kearns(Sandvik Osprey Ltd.)
Alloy Metal Powders for Dental Applications

G.Cevola(Technical University of Milan)
Mechanical reliability of HAP/Ti - based dental implant in severe conditions of Bruxism

Computer-Aided Design and Rapid Manufacture of Removable Partial Denture Frameworks: trial fitting a framework to a patient and progress towards long term case studies

S.Tomlinson(Exeter University)
Novel Dental Cements Based On Cyanoacrylates

S.M.Rajaai(Iran University of Science and Technology)
Biomechanics of Orthodontic devices

T.Laoui(University of Wolverhampton)
Novel dual structure dental implants made by laser processing

C.Wilde(Interdental Ltd.)
A Novel Silicooyanomer Cement

W.Palin(University of Birmingham)
Dynamic monitoring of refractive index and thickness change through light activated dental fillings

Md.Nekoofar(Cardiff University)
Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) a Portland cement-based material and its use in dentistry

Other Attendee:

J.Middleton-Cardiff University
O.Ghita-Exeter University
K.H.Gillingham-Sheffield University
T.Friel-School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL
J.Rees-School of Dentistry, Cardiff University
X.Zhao-NovaThera Ltd
D.Wood-Leeds Dental Institute

The cost of the meeting which includes lunch and coffee breaks is £50.00. The payment has to be made by Cheque made payable to ‘BIOTECH SYSTEMS’ and forwarded to the address below.
Rumana Faruque, Biomechanics Research, Unit 27, Cardiff Medicentre, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4UJ, Wales, UK.

Please see www.meditech.cf.ac.uk for full details. If you are not a member of Meditech please do register * this is free of charge.

Prof. John Middleton
Director of Biomaterials/Biomechanics Research Centre
Wales College of Medicine
Cardiff Medicentre
Heath Park
Cardiff CF14 4UJ Wales, UK

Tel/Fax. +44 (0)29 20682161
Email: middletonj2@cardiff.ac.uk