Bedran-Russo Research Group Facilities

  • The Bedran-Russo’s Lab is focused on enhancing the properties of dentin-resin interfaces
  • 3D Laser-Scanning Microscope to explore dentin-resin interfaces and surface geometry
  • The Delta Dental Lab is equipped with dry and wet sample preparation areas
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (TA Instruments) allows for comprehensive studies on material viscoelasticity
  • The 3-point bending submersion clamp provides mechanical measurements under hydration
  • Triboindenter TI 980 for nanoscale mechanical analysis
  • The Triboindenter is equipped with two transducers to support quasi static, dynamic measures and nano-scratching
  • Compositional characterization of biological specimens and biomaterials using FTIR-ATR