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The Ohio State University College of Dentistry  


William A. Brantley, M.S., Ph.D.

Professor, Division of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry
Director, Graduate Program in Dental Materials
Professor, Biomedical Engineering

3005L Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210

Ph: (614) 292-0773

Research Interests:
  • Structure-property relationships for high-palladium dental alloys
  • Hydroxyapatite-coated titanium dental implants
  • Orthodontic materials
  • Thermal analysis of elastomeric dental materials
  • Biological properties of dental materials
  • Applications of materials science principles to the study of biomaterials

Selected Publications:

    Representative recently published papers from a total of 102 (including articles in press) since 1966.

    Xie D, Brantley WA, Culbertson BM, Wang G. Mechanical properties and microstructures of glass ionomer cements.  Dent mater 2000;16:129-138.

    Eliades T, Brantley WA.  The inappropriateness of conventional orthodontic bond strength assessment protocols.  Eur J Orthod 2000;22:13-23.

    Tufekci E, Brantley WA, Mitchell JC, Foreman DW, Georgette FS. Crystallographic characteristics of plasma-sprayed calcium phosphate coatings on Ti-6A1-4V.   Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 1999;14:661-672.

    Nitta SV, Clark WAT, Brantley WA, Grylls RJ, Cai Z. TEM analysis of tweed structure in high-palladium dental alloys.  J Mater Sci: Mater Med 1999;10:513-517.

    Cai Z, Vermilyea SG, Brantley WA. In vitro corrosion resistance of high-palladium dental casting alloys. Dent Mater 1999;15:202-210.