1st Edition

Handbook of Intelligent and Sustainable Smart Dentistry Nature and Bio-Inspired Approaches, Processes, Materials, and Manufacturing

    391 Pages 105 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    With the exponential growth of science and technology, the delivery of dental care has shifted from conventional methods to intelligent techniques. In addition to adapting intelligent techniques, sustainable dental practice is of the utmost importance. Eco-friendly dentistry, sustainable dentistry, or green dentistry are approaches that reduce the environmental impact of dental practice and help safeguard planetary and community well-being. This handbook provides the latest and most comprehensive evidence-based guidance on intelligent and sustainable approaches in dentistry.

    Handbook of Intelligent and Sustainable Smart Dentistry: Nature and Bio-Inspired Approaches, Processes, Materials, and Manufacturing highlights how Dentistry 4.0 has come to the rescue after COVID-19 and how it has helped in providing needed e-healthcare. This handbook bridges the gap between research and development in the field of smart dentistry for professionals and clinicians. Intelligent materials, equipment, instrumentation, and the latest behavior management techniques and how these techniques provide superior care and treatment to society are explored in detail. The scope of nature-inspired techniques and procession, along with green solutions, are also discussed in this one-of-a-kind handbook.

    This valuable handbook is a single-stop solution for practitioners, researchers, scholars, students, academicians, and clinicians interested in updating their knowledge on intelligent and sustainable dentistry. The handbook will bestow the readers with not only theoretical knowledge but will equip them with clinical skills as well.

    Chapter 1 Internet of Things: A New Perspective to Digital Dentistry

     Nisha Sharma, Prakash Chandra Gupta, Priyanka Mishra, and Kalpana

    Chapter 2 Intelligent Prosthodontics, Intelligent Implantology, Intelligent Full Mouth Rehabilitation

    Sujata Pandey and Reena Mittal

    Chapter 3 Cryotherapy: A New Paragon in the Field of Endodontics

     Sanjoli Jain and Mamta Singla

    Chapter 4 Design and FEA Analysis of Customized Temporomandibular Joint Implant

    Deepak Sharma

    Chapter 5 Latest Intelligent and Sustainable Materials for Dental Application 

    Lakhloufi Soraya, Labjar Najoua, Labjar Houda, Serghini-Idrissi Malika, and El Hajjaji Souad

    Chapter 6 Recent Advances in Sintering Techniques in Dental Ceramics 

    Sivaranjani Gali

    Chapter 7 Navigating Endodontic Irrigants: Applications and Advancements for Successful Root Canal Therapy

    Ashtha Arya, Gourav Thapak, and Sapana

    Chapter 8 Recent Advances in Newer Generation Composite Resin

    Imen Gnaba, Kawthar Bel Haj Salah, Firas Chtioui, Mouadh Selmi, Roua Habachi, Wided Askri, and Hayet Hajjami v

    Chapter 9 Materials for Tissue Engineering and Their Applications in Dentistry 

     Subrata Mondal

    Chapter 10 Use of Bioinspired and Nanostructured Materials from Nature in Dentistry

    Deepak Kumar Panda and Monalisa Mishra

    Chapter 11 Dentistry 4.0’s Role in COVID-19: Telemedicine and Online Education

    K.R. Padma and K.R. Don

    Chapter 12 The Era of Telemedicine: Current Applications 

    Deepika Dahiya, Manisha Khanna, Namrata Dogra, and Archana Jaglan

    Chapter 13 Virtual Reality Distraction as an Effective and Intelligent Tool for Effective Behaviour Management

    Shruti Sharma

    Chapter 14 Sustainable and Innovative Techniques for Improving Dental Health: Towards Effective Behavior Management

    Lakhloufi Soraya, Labjar Najoua, Labjar Houda, and El Hajjaji Souad

    Chapter 15 A Mobile Application for Malocclusion Classification and Segmentation in Dental Images Using a Deep Learning Ensemble

     Sanya Sinha and Nilay Gupta

    Chapter 16 Doctor’s Assistive System Using Augmented Reality Glass 

     A. Reethika, P. Kanaga Priya, and M.S. Cholaathiraj


    Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Kumar is currently serving as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology, JECRC University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. He received his Ph.D. in the field of Advanced Manufacturing and Automation from Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, India after B.Tech. (Hons.) in mechanical engineering and M.Tech. (Distinction) in manufacturing and automation. His areas of research include Biomedical Engineering, Incremental Sheet Forming, Artificial Intelligence, Sustainable Materials, Robotics and Automation, Additive Manufacturing, Mechatronics, Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Industrial Engineering Systems, Waste Management, and Optimization Techniques. Dr. Kumar has over 80 publications in international journals of repute including SCOPUS, Web of Science and SCI indexed database and refereed international conferences. He has organized various national and international events including an international conference on Mechatronics and Artificial Intelligence (ICMAI-2021) as conference chair. He also organized an international conference on Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Materials, and Mechatronics Systems (AIAMMS-2023) as conference chair. He has more than 20 national and international patents to his credit and has supervised more than 8 M. Tech, and Ph. D. scholars and numerous undergraduate projects/thesis. He has a total of 15 years of experience in teaching and research and have been a Guest Editor of many reputed journals. He has contributed to many international conferences/symposiums as a session chair, expert speaker, and member of the editorial board and has won several proficiency awards during his career, including merit awards and best teacher awards. He has also co-authored and co-edited more than 15 books and proceedings and has authored many in-house course notes, lab manuals, monographs, and invited chapters in books. Dr. Kumar has organized a series of Faculty Development Programs, International Conferences, workshops, and seminars for researchers, Ph.D., UG, and PG-level students and is associated with many research, academic, and professional societies in various capacities.


    Dr. Namrata Dogra is currently serving as an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana, India. She completed her B.D.S. from Chaudhary Ciaran Singh University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, and her M.D.S. from Pt. B.D Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India. She has over 33 publications in national and international journals of repute. She has a total of 7 years of experience in teaching and research. She has won several awards during her career. She teaches various orthodontic courses at the graduate and postgraduate levels.


    Ms. Sarita is currently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology, JECRC University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. She received her M. Tech (Distinction) in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India after her B. Tech. (Hons.) in electrical engineering. She has over 10 publications in international journals, including SCOPUS, Web of Science and SCI-indexed databases and refereed international conferences, and more than 50 national and international patents to her credit. Her area of expertise includes instrumentation engineering, IoT, FACTS devices, Power electronics, and electric vehicles. She is associated with research, academic, and professional societies in various capacities. Her areas of research include Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Cloud Computing, Industry 4.0, Waste Management, and Optimization Techniques.


    Dr. Surbhi Bhatia has a doctorate in Computer Science and Engineering in Machine learning and Social Media Analytics. She earned her Project Management Professional Certification from the reputed Project Management Institute, USA. She is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems, College of Computer Sciences and Information Technology, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, and has more than 10 years of academic and teaching experience in different universities. She is the awardee of the Research Excellence Award given by King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia in 2021. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Shoolini University, Himachal Pradesh, India, and has published 10 international patents from India, Australia, and the USA. She has authored 2 and edited 10 books. Her area of interest is Knowledge Management, Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Analytics.

    Dr. M.S. Sidhu graduated from Dr. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital, Calcutta University in 1987. He topped Calcutta University in three of the four University Examinations and won Honours and Gold Medals in all four professional years. He was awarded the prestigious Dr. R Ahmed Gold Medal for the best graduate for the year 1987. Dr. Sidhu received the prestigious Shri Mohan Wig Gold Medal for the Best Clinical Research work done at AIIMS as a postgraduate for the year 1990 presented by Shri Shankar Dayal Sharma, The President of India. Dr. J.G. Kannapan Best Thesis Award in Orthodontics was presented in 1991 by the Indian Orthodontic Society. He was a Director of Post Graduate Studies and Professor and Head of the Department of Orthodontics in the Faculty of Dental Sciences at SGT University, Gurgaon. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors of the Indian Journal of Health Sciences and Care, SGT University, Gurgaon, and a Member of the Academic Council, Board of Management at the same university. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Detroit, Mercy School of Dentistry, Michigan