Curing characteristics of a composite – Part 1: Cure depth relationship to conversion, hardness and radiant exposure

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Curing characteristics of a composite – Part 1: Cure depth relationship to conversion, hardness and radiant exposure

Abstract Objective As the first part of a larger study on curing characteristics of a resin-based composite (RBC), the major objectives were to create an energy-hardness relationship (EHR) that relates…

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Contact angle and surface free energy of experimental resin-based dental restorative materials after chewing simulation

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Contact angle and surface free energy of experimental resin-based dental restorative materials after chewing simulation

Abstract Objective To investigate contact angle and surface free energy of experimental dental resin composites containing novel delivery systems of polymeric hollow beads and low-surface tension agents after chewing simulation…

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Colonization of Enterococcus faecalisin a new SiO/SiO 2-microtube in vitromodel system as a function of tubule diameter

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Colonization of Enterococcus faecalisin a new SiO/SiO 2-microtube in vitromodel system as a function of tubule diameter

Abstract Objectives Endodontic pathogens can penetrate deep into dentinal tubules and therefore survive the chemo-mechanical disinfection procedures. Bacterial penetration has been mainly studies using sliced infected human teeth which, besides…

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Preparation and evaluation of a novel star-shaped polyacid-constructed dental glass–ionomer system

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Preparation and evaluation of a novel star-shaped polyacid-constructed dental glass–ionomer system

Abstract Objective The objective of this study was to synthesize and characterize novel star-shaped poly(acrylic acid-co-itaconic acid)s via chain-transfer radical polymerization technique, use these polyacids to formulate the resin-modified glass–ionomer…

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Mechanisms of setting reactions and interfacial behavior of a nano-filled resin-modified glass ionomer

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Mechanisms of setting reactions and interfacial behavior of a nano-filled resin-modified glass ionomer

Abstract Objectives In order to improve the short-comings of glass ionomers such as polishability and esthetics while preserving their excellent clinical bonding effectiveness, nanofiller technology has been introduced in a…

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The reciprocity law concerning light dose relationships applied to BisGMA/TEGDMA photopolymers: Theoretical analysis and experimental characterization

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on The reciprocity law concerning light dose relationships applied to BisGMA/TEGDMA photopolymers: Theoretical analysis and experimental characterization

Abstract Objectives A model BisGMA/TEGDMA unfilled resin was utilized to investigate the effect of varied irradiation intensity on the photopolymerization kinetics and shrinkage stress evolution, as a means for evaluation…

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