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PURPOSE To compare the debonding/crack initiation strength (D/CIS) of a low-fusing pressable leucite-based glass ceramic (PC) fused to metal to a feldspathic porcelain (FP) fused to metal. MATERIALS & METHODS As per ISO 9693:1999, 40 rectangular metal specimens (25.0 mm x 0.5 mm x 3.0 mm) were prepared. Twenty of the specimens were cast in a base metal(More)
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM There is a need for a quick, objective, quantitative sensory test of the mandibular inferior alveolar nerve to assess sensory dysfunction due to trauma, infection, or disease. PURPOSE This study evaluated the reliability and reproducibility of a commercially available electrodiagnostic quantitative sensory nerve conduction threshold(More)
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