Russell Wang, DDS, MSD

Department of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Body Temperature Formed Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Titanium Implant Materials
  • Titanium-ceramic Interface
  • Development of Ti-ceramic Alloys
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biomechanical Behaviors of Implant Materials 


1.          Cui, Q., Wang, R., Faller, LM. et al. Temperature Field in Bone During Robotic Dental Implant Drilling: Theoretical Models and in Vitro Experiments. J. Med. Biol. Eng. (2022).  

2.     KJ Cheng, YF Liu, JH. Wang, R Wang, J Xia. 3D-printed porous condylar prosthesis for temporomandibular joint replacement- design and biomechanical analysis. Journal of Technol & Health Care. 2022 March. doi: 10.3233/THC-213534. 

3.    X Xu, K Cheng, Y. Liu Y, R Wang, et al.  Experimental validation of finite element simulation of a new custom-designed fixation plate to treat mandibular angle fracture. Journal Biomed Eng Online 2021;20:15–28.

4.    Kan, K Cheng, Y Liu, R Wang, et al. Advancement of Human-   Robot Collaboration Control for Dental Implant Robot. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, November issue, 2021,   

5.        K Cheng, Y Liu, R Wang, Z Yuan, X Jiang.. Biomechanical behavior of mandible with posterior marginal resection using finite element analysis. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, November issue, 2021
6.    K. Cheng, Y. Liu, R. Wang, et al. Topological optimization of 3D printed bone analog with PEKK for surgical mandibular reconstruction. Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 2020;107:1-9. 103758.

7.     X. Chen, K. Cheng, R. Wang, Y. Liu, X. Jiang. Effect of processing parameters on the flexural properties of 3D printed polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) using fused deposition modeling
           Journal of Polymer Engineering and Science. 2020;61(2)322-331.

8.     K. Cheng, Y. Liu, R. Wang, J. Zhang, X. Jiang.  
          Topological optimization of  3D printed bone analog with polyether ketone ketone for surgical mandibular reconstruction. Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2020;107:1-9. 103758.

9.       K. Varghai, S. Eppell, R. Wang. Effect of drilling speed on dental implant insertion torque. Journal of Oral Implantology.  
2020;46(2):152-159. PMID: 32315417 DOI: 10.1563/aaid-joi-D-18-00250Y. 


Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Toronto
Master of Science in Dentistry
Indiana University
Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center