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The effect of zirconia sintering temperature on flexural strength, grain size, and contrast ratio
ObjectiveThis study investigated the effect of sintering temperatures on flexural strength, contrast ratio, and grain size of zirconia.Materials and MethodsZirconia specimens (Ceramill ZI, AmannExpand
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Gender Difference in Prevalence of Signs and Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: A Retrospective Study on 243 Consecutive Patients
Background: This study evaluated the prevalence of the signs and symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) among patients with TMD symptoms. Methods: Between September 2011 and DecemberExpand
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Adhesion to zirconia used for dental restorations: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
PURPOSE Currently, no consensus exists regarding the best adhesion protocol for zirconia used in dentistry; this is important particularly for restorations where mechanical retention is deficient.Expand
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Two-body wear of monolithic, veneered and glazed zirconia and their corresponding enamel antagonists.
OBJECTIVE This study tested whether the two-body wear of monolithic zirconia and their corresponding enamel antagonists was higher compared to monolithic alloy and veneered zirconia. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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Effect of three surface conditioning methods to improve bond strength of particulate filler resin composites
The use of resin-based composite materials in operative dentistry is increasing, including applications in stress-bearing areas. However, composite restorations, in common with all restorations,Expand
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Accuracy of a digital impression system based on active wavefront sampling technology for implants considering operator experience, implant angulation, and depth.
A study to evaluate the accuracy of intraoral digital impression systems for dental implants considering clinical parameters. Expand
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Effects of surface conditioning on repair bond strengths of non-aged and aged microhybrid, nanohybrid, and nanofilled composite resins
This study evaluates effects of aging on repair bond strengths of microhybrid, nanohybrid, and nanofilled composite resins and characterizes the interacting surfaces after aging. Disk-shapedExpand
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Academy of Dental Materials guidance on in vitro testing of dental composite bonding effectiveness to dentin/enamel using micro-tensile bond strength (μTBS) approach.
OBJECTIVE An ideal dental adhesive should provide retentive strength, marginal seal, be relatively simple to achieve and demonstrate clinical durability. Future improvements in adhesive bonding toExpand
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Loss of surface enamel after bracket debonding: an in-vivo and ex-vivo evaluation.
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to evaluate the surface enamel after bracket debonding and residual resin removal. METHODS Thirty patients (female, 20; male, 10; mean age, 18.4 years)Expand
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Load-bearing capacity of CAD/CAM milled polymeric three-unit fixed dental prostheses: Effect of aging regimens
ObjectiveThis study tested the fracture load of milled and conventionally fabricated polymeric and glass-ceramic three-unit fixed dental prostheses (FDPs) after aging.Materials and methodsFDPs wereExpand
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