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Thermal cycling procedures for laboratory testing of dental restorations.
OBJECTIVES Exposure of restorations in extracted teeth to cyclic thermal fluctuations to simulate one of the many factors in the oral environment has been common in many tracer penetration, marginalExpand
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Polymerization of resin composite restorative materials: exposure reciprocity.
  • L. Musanje, B. Darvell
  • Medicine, Materials Science
  • Dental materials : official publication of the…
  • 1 September 2003
OBJECTIVE To examine whether there is reciprocity between irradiation time and irradiance with regard to the mechanical properties of filled, resin composite restorative materials (RCs). METHODSExpand
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Field Kit to Characterize Physical, Chemical and Spatial Aspects of Potential Primate Foods
An outline is given for a field kit aiming to substantially increase the in situ knowledge gleaned from feeding studies of primates. Measurements are made of colouration (spectrum of non-specularExpand
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Effects of strontium in modified biomaterials.
Strontium (Sr) plays a special role in bone remodelling, being associated with both the stimulation of bone formation and a reduction in bone resorption. Thus, the modification of biomaterials byExpand
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Uniaxial compression tests and the validity of indirect tensile strength
So-called “indirect” tensile tests have been adopted for various reasons, especially ease of execution and supposed freedom from several notable interferences. The extensive literature reveals muchExpand
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Defects in ProTaper S1 instruments after clinical use: fractographic examination.
AIM To investigate the mode of failure of a brand of nickel-titanium instruments separated during clinical use, by detailed examination of the fracture surface. METHODOLOGY A total of 122 ProTaperExpand
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EVOLUTION AND FUNCTION OF ROUTINE TRICHROMATIC VISION IN PRIMATES
Abstract Evolution of the red-green visual subsystem in trichromatic primates has been linked to foraging advantages, namely the detection of either ripe fruits or young leaves amid mature foliage.Expand
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Minimization of the inevitable residual monomer in denture base acrylic.
  • C. Y. Lung, B. Darvell
  • Medicine, Materials Science
  • Dental materials : official publication of the…
  • 1 December 2005
OBJECTIVES Residual monomer ([MMA](R)) in denture base acrylic continues to be of concern. The response surface of concentration vs. time and temperature for the equilibration of methyl methacrylateExpand
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Failure mode of dental restorative materials under Hertzian indentation.
  • Y. Wang, B. Darvell
  • Medicine, Materials Science
  • Dental materials : official publication of the…
  • 1 October 2007
OBJECTIVE To explore the application of Hertzian indentation testing to amalgam and GIC; study the failure behavior of the bi-layer structure of each material on a relatively soft substrate; andExpand
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Synthesis and characterization of hydroxyapatite whiskers by hydrothermal homogeneous precipitation using acetamide.
Long and uniform HA whiskers with high crystallinity, controlled morphology and high aspect ratio were successfully synthesized by hydrothermal homogeneous precipitation using acetamide. ComparedExpand
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