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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.0505

Title: Dental Materials.

Definition: A program that focuses on the scientific study of the biomaterials and inert and active compounds used in dental procedures; the development of dental materials; and their effects on the living tissues of the oral cavity and systemic bodily health. Includes instruction in materials science, dental bioengineering, biocompatibility of materials, physics and mechanics of dental materials, elastic and plastic deformation, surface bonding, and applications to fixed and removable prostheses and restorative procedures.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.0505 Dental Materials. No substantive changes 51.0505 Dental Materials.
Illustrative Examples
  • [Dental Materials (MS)]
  • [Dental Materials (PhD)]