Characterizing the transformation near indents and cracks in clinically used dental yttria-stabilized zirconium oxide constructs

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Characterizing the transformation near indents and cracks in clinically used dental yttria-stabilized zirconium oxide constructs

Abstract Objectives Tetragonal zirconia polycrystal (TZP) materials are widely used for full ceramic partial dentures, even though their mechanical properties might change during service. A key property for the durability…

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Investigation of the physical properties of tricalcium silicate cement-based root-end filling materials

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Investigation of the physical properties of tricalcium silicate cement-based root-end filling materials

Abstract Objective Tricalcium silicate-based cements have been displayed as suitable root-end filling materials. The physical properties of prototype radiopacified tricalcium silicate cement, Bioaggregate and Biodentine were investigated. Intermediate restorative material…

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A comparison between customized clear and removable orthodontic appliances manufactured using RP and CNC techniques

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on A comparison between customized clear and removable orthodontic appliances manufactured using RP and CNC techniques

Abstract Objectives Aim of the research is to compare the orthodontic appliances fabricated by using rapid prototyping (RP) systems, in particular 3D printers, with those manufactured by using computer numerical…

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The chemical properties of light- and chemical-curing composites with mineral trioxide aggregate filler

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on The chemical properties of light- and chemical-curing composites with mineral trioxide aggregate filler

Abstract Objective One of the challenges encountered with composite restorations is their inability to prevent secondary caries. Alternative fillers that initiate remineralization have been proposed but poor mechanical strength limits…

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Simulation of cumulative damage associated with long term cyclic loading using a multi-level strain accommodating loading protocol

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Simulation of cumulative damage associated with long term cyclic loading using a multi-level strain accommodating loading protocol

Abstract Objective To assess step by step the associated cumulative damage introduced in zirconia veneered restorations after long term cyclic loading using a new multi-level strain accommodating loading protocol. Methods…

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A six-year prospective randomized study of a nano-hybrid and a conventional hybrid resin composite in Class II restorations

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on A six-year prospective randomized study of a nano-hybrid and a conventional hybrid resin composite in Class II restorations

Abstract Objective The objective of this 6 year prospective randomized equivalence trial was to evaluate the long-term clinical performance of a new nano-hybrid resin composite (RC) in Class II restorations…

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Hydroxyapatite, fluor-hydroxyapatite and fluorapatite produced via the sol–gel method. Optimisation, characterisation and rheology

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Hydroxyapatite, fluor-hydroxyapatite and fluorapatite produced via the sol–gel method. Optimisation, characterisation and rheology

Abstract Objectives Currently, most titanium implant coatings are made using hydroxyapatite and a plasma spraying technique. There are however limitations associated with plasma spraying processes including poor adherence, high porosity…

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