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Resin cement color stability and its influence on the final shade of all-ceramics.
OBJECTIVES Adhesive resin cements may go through internal discoloration, which may show-through and affect the appearance of translucent all-ceramic restorations. This in vitro study evaluated theExpand
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Incidental findings from a retrospective study of 318 cone beam computed tomography consultation reports.
PURPOSE Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a three-dimensional radiographic technique used in planning implant therapy to help clinicians determine the volume and dimension of bone available forExpand
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Comparison of different finishing/polishing systems on surface roughness and gloss of resin composites.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare four finishing/polishing systems (F/P) on surface roughness and gloss of different resin composites. METHODS A total of 40 disc samples (15 mm × 3Expand
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The effect of ceramic restoration shade and thickness on the polymerization of light- and dual-cure resin cements.
OBJECTIVES Inadequately polymerized resin cements may negatively affect the clinical performance of cemented all-ceramic restorations. The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the effect ofExpand
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Factors associated with risk for unprotected receptive and insertive anal intercourse in men aged 40 and older who have sex with men
Abstract The frequency of HIV infection is increasing in men who have sex with men (MSM) aged 40 and older yet little is known about factors that influence their risky sexual behavior, such as sexualExpand
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Significance of Academic Merit, Test Scores, Interviews and the Admissions Process: A Case Study
The purpose of this study was to: (i) offer a model for admissions to colleges not using a weighted average formula; (ii) test the consistency of the model in the admission process; and (iii) testExpand
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Twenty-four month clinical evaluation of fissure sealants on partially erupted permanent first molars: glass ionomer versus resin-based sealant.
BACKGROUND Glass ionomer sealants are an alternative to resin-based sealants, especially for use in partially erupted permanent molars. The authors conducted a study to compare the retention,Expand
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A comparison of the minimum canal wall thickness remaining following preparation using two nickel-titanium rotary systems.
AIM To examine in vitro whether Profile or Hero 642 nickel-titanium rotary instrument systems substantially reduce the minimum canal wall thickness present following root-canal preparation. Expand
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Job Satisfaction among Practicing Pharmacists: A Rasch Analysis
Purpose: through the application of a Rasch rating scale model, the researchers investigated the effect of gender, ethnicity, practice site, income, and age on levels of job satisfaction amongExpand
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Development and Validation of a Brief Computer-Administered HIV-Related Health Literacy Scale (HIV-HL)
Health literacy is related to a number of health status variables and has been associated with medication adherence in persons treated for HIV infection. Currently-available measures of healthExpand
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