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Post-cure depth of cure of bulk fill dental resin-composites.
OBJECTIVES To determine the post-cure depth of cure of bulk fill resin composites through using Vickers hardness profiles (VHN). METHODS Five bulk fill composite materials were examined: TetricExpand
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Determination of polymerization shrinkage kinetics in visible-light-cured materials: methods development.
  • D. Watts, A. Cash
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Dental materials : official publication of the…
  • 1 October 1991
An instrument for the reproducible measurement of polymerization shrinkage kinetics is described, constructed around a disc-shaped specimen sandwiched between two glass plates. Test specimens ofExpand
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Photo-polymerization shrinkage-stress kinetics in resin-composites: methods development.
OBJECTIVES Studies of free shrinkage-strain kinetics on restoratives have begun to multiply. However, there have been fewer investigations of the more difficult problem of concurrent stress-kineticExpand
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Reaction kinetics and mechanics in photo-polymerised networks.
  • D. Watts
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Dental materials : official publication of the…
  • 2005
OBJECTIVES The aim of this paper is to address the relationship, existing in photo-cure composites, between the polymer-network forming reactions, along with their kinetics, and the resultantExpand
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Light intensity effects on resin-composite degree of conversion and shrinkage strain.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the degree of conversion (DC) and shrinkage strain values of two representative resin-composites when irradiated by twoExpand
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Stress distributions in adhesively cemented ceramic and resin-composite Class II inlay restorations: a 3D-FEA study.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of differences in the resin-cement elastic modulus on stress-transmission to ceramic or resin-based composite inlay-restored ClassExpand
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Axial shrinkage-stress depends upon both C-factor and composite mass.
OBJECTIVES To measure and then mathematically model polymerization stress-dependence upon systematic variations of C-factor (bonded/unbonded area ratio) for the Bioman instrument [1], recordingExpand
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Effects of monomer ratios and highly radiopaque fillers on degree of conversion and shrinkage-strain of dental resin composites.
OBJECTIVES The degree of conversion (DC) and polymerization shrinkage of resin composites are closely related manifestations of the same process. Ideal dental composite would show an optimal degreeExpand
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Correlation of filler content and elastic properties of resin-composites.
OBJECTIVES The aim was to determine the Young's modulus (E), bulk modulus (B), shear modulus (G) and Poisson's ratio (nu) of a series of composite restorative materials and to correlate them withExpand
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Optimal specimen geometry in bonded-disk shrinkage-strain measurements on light-cured biomaterials.
  • D. Watts, A. Marouf
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Dental materials : official publication of the…
  • 1 November 2000
OBJECTIVES The aim was to determine the effect on apparent shrinkage-strain values of varying specimen aspect ratio in the bonded-disk configuration. Thereby one source of possible inter-laboratoryExpand
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