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Relationship Between Jaw Movement and Food Breakdown in Human Mastication
Different quantities and sizes of peanuts were offered to six human subjects for mastication at two or three experimental sessions during which jaw movements and chewing cycle duration were measured.Expand
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Long-term dissolution of mercury from a non-mercury-releasing amalgam.
The hazards of mercury from dental amalgams have long been recognized. This study examined the mercury release from a "non-mercury-releasing" dental amalgam, Composil, over a 104-week period. FourExpand
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Clinical evaluation of tooth-colored materials in cervical lesions.
PURPOSE To determine the 18-month clinical performance of four tooth-colored restoratives in non-carious cervical lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS Buccal abrasion lesions in 83 teeth were restoredExpand
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Torus palatinus. A clinical study.
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Food breakdown patterns produced by human subjects possessing artificial and natural teeth.
The abilities of thirty-two complete denture wearers and thirty-two dentate subjects to break down raw carrot particles were compared. The particle size distributions produced were broader in thoseExpand
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Mechanical properties of an improved visible light-cured resin-modified glass ionomer cement.
This study investigates the mechanical properties (hardness, flexural strength and compressive strength) of a new light-cured resin-modified glass ionomer cement (Fuji II LC Improved). Effects of theExpand
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Fabrication of a new composite orthodontic archwire and validation by a bridging micromechanics model.
A new technique based on tube shrinkage is proposed for the fabrication of composite archwires. Compared with a traditional pultrusion method, this new technique can avoid any fiber damage during theExpand
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Denture adhesives: their effects on denture retention and stability.
Abstract Denture adhesives have been used by denture wearers for many years. A number of studies have been conducted to assess the effectiveness of these adhesives. This article describes a techniqueExpand
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Environmental damage and occlusal contact area wear of composite restoratives.
The chemical environment is one aspect of the oral environment, which could have an appreciable influence on the in-vivo degradation of composite resins. The resin matrix can be softened and fillersExpand
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Mechanical properties of metal-ceramic alloys at high temperature.
Four alloys used for the construction of porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations were tested at high temperatures (1000 degrees C) so that loss of properties could be ascertained. In addition, thinExpand
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