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Effect of particle variation on wear rates of posterior composites.
PURPOSE To evaluate the relationship between filler size, shape, mechanical properties and wear resistance of posterior resin composite was evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS Six UDMA/TEGDMA-basedExpand
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Application of microwaves and millimeter waves for the characterization of teeth for dental diagnosis and treatment
This paper presents applications of microwaves and millimeter waves for the characterization of teeth. This is done by measuring the complex permittivity over the frequency range from 0.04 to 40 GHz.Expand
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Effect of room acoustics on musicians' performance. part I: Experimental investigation with a conceptual model
This study aimed to investigate the notion that musicians adjust their performance to suit the acoustics of concert halls. First, a schematic model was developed to provide a basis for theExpand
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Effect of surface roughness of porcelain on adhesion of bacteria and their synthesizing glucans.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM In some instances of porcelain restoration, refinishing is inevitable. In terms of plaque accumulation on porcelain, refinishing could be a substitute method for glazing. Expand
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Adherence of plaque components to different restorative materials.
This study compared the amount of artificial plaque synthesized in vitro by Streptococcus sobrinus on various dental materials using radioisotopes. In particular, plaque-retaining capacities of newExpand
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Effect of resin components on the growth of Streptococcus mutans.
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Measurement of water solubility of resin components by means of high performance liquid chromatography.
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Effect of surface-penetrating sealant on composite wear.
  • K. Kawai, K. Leinfelder
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Dental materials : official publication of the…
  • 1 March 1993
The wear resistance of posterior composites has improved dramatically over the last several years. Compared to the original formulations, many of the currently available composites exhibit wear ratesExpand
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Vertical root fracture treated by bonding fragments and rotational replantation.
  • K. Kawai, N. Masaka
  • Medicine
  • Dental traumatology : official publication of…
  • 1 February 2002
These case reports describe a new treatment method for complete vertical root fractures. This method is composed of two steps. First, the fractured tooth is intentionally extracted atraumatically,Expand
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Effects of resin composite components on glucosyltransferase of cariogenic bacterium.
The aim of our study was to investigate the effect of resin composite components on glucan synthesis by glucosyltransferase (GTase) derived from a cariogenic bacterium, Streptococcus sobrinus B13.Expand
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