Accession Number : ADA111730

Title :   US Army Institute of Dental Research Annual Progress Report FY80.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. no. 4, 1 Oct 79-30 Sep 80,

Corporate Author : ARMY INST OF DENTAL RESEARCH WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sweeney,Thomas P

PDF Url : ADA111730

Report Date : 01 Oct 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 79

Abstract : This report covers: (1) Combat Dental Materials and Techniques-The objectives are to obtain information by the techniques of clinical and basic research on injuries and diseases, except communicable diseases, commonly seen in soldiers; especially in field operations and overseas. The work is divided according to the major medical specialties. Emphasis is placed on diseases and injuries which are receiving little or no study by civilian research groups, and the work is aimed at providing better preventive measures as well as treatment; and (2) Combat Maxillofacial Injury-The objectives are to develop simplified procedures for the care of complex maxillofacial wounds and injuries which require long time-consuming procedures for reconstruction, to achieve minimal morbidity rates from oral emergencies, preventlable oral disease, and restorative failures. To develop more efficient, simplified, effective clinical and laboratory techniques which will result in better utilization of manpower and a saving in time and materiel.

Descriptors :   *Dentistry, *Medical research, *Army research, *Dental equipment, Reports, Dental pulp, Water treatment, Purification, Field conditions, Nickel, Determination, Materials, Ceramic materials, Healing, Methacrylates, Methyl radicals, Blood proteins, Lipids, Pathogenic microorganisms, Identification

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE