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Adhesion to tooth structure: a critical review of "micro" bond strength test methods.
The objective of this paper is to critically review the literature regarding the mechanics, geometry, load application and other testing parameters of "micro" shear and tensile adhesion tests, and toExpand
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Ultimate tensile strength of tooth structures.
OBJECTIVE This study determined the ultimate tensile strength (UTS) of enamel (E), dentin (D) and dentin-enamel junction (DEJ) using the microtensile technique. It was hypothesized that the UTS ofExpand
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Influence of airborne-particle abrasion on mechanical properties and bond strength of carbon/epoxy and glass/bis-GMA fiber-reinforced resin posts.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Controversy exists concerning the use of fiber-reinforced posts to improve bond strength to resin cement because some precementation treatments can compromise the mechanicalExpand
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Influence of cavity preparation design on fracture resistance of posterior Leucite-reinforced ceramic restorations.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Controversy exists concerning the preferred cavity design for posterior ceramic restorations to improve their resistance to fracture under occlusal load. PURPOSE The aim ofExpand
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Finite element analysis of weakened roots restored with composite resin and posts.
Finite element analysis (FEA) was used to investigate the influence of different post systems on the stress distribution of weakened teeth under oblique-load application. A maxillary central incisorExpand
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Influence of root embedment material and periodontal ligament simulation on fracture resistance tests.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of the embedment material and periodontal ligament simulation on fracture resistance of bovine teeth. Eighty bovine incisor teeth were randomizedExpand
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Effect of Gamma Irradiation on Ultimate Tensile Strength of Enamel and Dentin
The effect of gamma irradiation therapy on the ultimate tensile strength (UTS) of enamel and dentin in relation to prism orientation, dentin tubule orientation, and location is unknown. It wasExpand
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Fracture resistance and stress distribution in endodontically treated maxillary premolars restored with composite resin.
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of endodontic and restorative treatment on the fracture resistance of posterior teeth. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty intact premolars wereExpand
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Influence of ferrule, post system, and length on biomechanical behavior of endodontically treated anterior teeth.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of post system, length, and ferrule on biomechanical behavior of endodontically treated anterior teeth. METHODS The investigationExpand
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Influence of restorative technique on the biomechanical behavior of endodontically treated maxillary premolars. Part I: fracture resistance and fracture mode.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Unresolved controversy exists concerning the preferred cavity design and restorative technique used to restore endodontically treated maxillary premolars to improve theirExpand
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