DDS, University of Toronto, 1985
MSD, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1988
Dr. Wang is an associate professor in the Department of Comprehensive Care.
Dr. Wang in interested in body temperature formed hydroxyapatite, coatings on titanium implant materials, titanium-ceramic interface, the development of ti-ceramic alloys, tissue engineering, and biomechanical behaviors of implant materials.
Body temperature formed hydroxyapatite coatings on Titanium implant materials; Titanium-ceramic interface; Development of ti-ceramic alloys; tissue engineering; Biomechanical behaviors of implant materials
R. Wang, R. Kayacan, C. Küçükeşmen, Fan, JB . Carbon nanotubes/poly-methyl methacrylate composite resins as denture base materials. In Carbon Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications. LM. Dai, R Naik, M Zhang Editors, Springer Publisher, in press.
R. Wang, J Tao, B Yu, L Dai. Characterization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes/poly methyl methacrylate composites. J Prosthetic Dentistry, in press, 2013.
R Wang, G. Welsch. Evaluation of an experimental titanium alloy for dental applications., Journal of . Biomedical materials Research, Part B, Applied Biomaterials 2013,101(8):1419–1427.
K. Wang, H. Baskaran R. Wang, R. Jurevic. Effect of human beta-defensin-3 on head and neck cancer cell migration using micro-fabricated cell islands Head & Neck Oncology 2012, 4:41-52. doi:10.1186/1758-3284-4-41
R. Wang, K. Wang, X. Wang. Effect of Fibers on Fracture Toughness at the Silicone/Acrylic Resin Interface for Implant-Retained Maxillofacial Prostheses. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry. 2011;5:32-40.
L Zou, MR De Guire, R Wang. Effect of organic self-assembled monolayers on deposition and adhesion of hydroxyapatite coatings on titanium. International J. Materials. Research 2006;97:760-767.
Y Tang, Y Liu, R Wang, MR De Guire. Particle growth and particle-surface interactions during low-temperature deposition of ceramic thin films. J. Solid State Ionics 2004;151:69-78.
U Sampathkumaran, R Wang. MR De Guire. Hydroxyapatite coatings on titanium. Advanced Engineering Materials 2001;6:401-405.
U Sampathkumaran, R Wang, MR De Guire. Ceramic thin films on organic self-assembled monolayers: synthesis and mechanism of formation, in Mineralization in Natural and Synthetic Biominerals . Li P, Calvert P, Kokubo eds. Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA, 2000, pp. 177-188.
R Wang, G Welsch, O Monteiro. Characterization of silicone nitride coating on titanium for titanium-ceramic restorations, J of Biomedical Materials Research, 1999;46:262-270.
Department of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine