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Resin-ceramic bonding: a review of the literature.
Current ceramic materials offer preferred optical properties for highly esthetic restorations. The inherent brittleness of some ceramic materials, specific treatment modalities, and certain clinicalExpand
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Bonding to zirconia ceramic: adhesion methods and their durability.
  • M. Kern, S. Wegner
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Dental materials : official publication of the…
  • 1998
OBJECTIVES Resin bonding to yttrium-oxide--partially-stabilized zirconia ceramic (YPSZ) cannot be established by standard methods that are utilized for conventional silica-based dental ceramics. ItExpand
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Influence of air-abrasion on zirconia ceramic bonding using an adhesive composite resin.
OBJECTIVES Air-abrasion as bonding conditioning method for zirconia ceramic might compromise the mechanical strength of zirconia restorations. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influenceExpand
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Durability of the resin bond strength to zirconia ceramic after using different surface conditioning methods.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this in vitro study was the evaluation of the bond strength and its durability of two composite resins to zirconia ceramic after using different surface conditioningExpand
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Clinical long-term survival of two-retainer and single-retainer all-ceramic resin-bonded fixed partial dentures.
  • M. Kern
  • Medicine
  • Quintessence international
  • 1 February 2005
OBJECTIVES All-ceramic resin-bonded fixed partial dentures (RBFPDs) were introduced as a conservative treatment approach 15 years ago. The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate theExpand
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In vitro evaluation of bacterial leakage along the implant-abutment interface of different implant systems.
PURPOSE Microbial leakage and colonization between implants and their abutments may cause inflammatory reactions in the peri-implant tissues. This study evaluated microbial leakage at theExpand
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Bonding to glass infiltrated alumina ceramic: adhesive methods and their durability.
  • M. Kern, V. Thompson
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
  • 1 March 1995
Resin bonding to a glass-infiltrated aluminum oxide ceramic (In-Ceram) cannot be achieved by the methods commonly used for conventional silica-based dental ceramics. This study evaluated theExpand
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Long-term resin bond strength to zirconia ceramic.
  • S. Wegner, M. Kern
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • The journal of adhesive dentistry
  • 2000
PURPOSE The aim of this in vitro study was to evaluate the long-term bond strength of adhesive bonding systems to yttrium-oxide-partially-stabilized zirconia ceramic (YPSZ). MATERIALS AND METHODSExpand
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Surface Conditioning Influences Zirconia Ceramic Bonding
Air-abrasion seems to be mandatory for durable resin bonding to zirconia ceramic. Air-abrasion might compromise the ceramic strength by creating surface defects. Therefore, omitting air-abrasion orExpand
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Osseointegration and clinical success of zirconia dental implants: a systematic review.
PURPOSE Various ceramic implant systems made of yttria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia polycrystals (Y-TZP) have become commercially available in recent years. A systematic search of the literatureExpand
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