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Dentin moisture conditions affect the adhesion of root canal sealers.
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of intraradicular moisture conditions on the push-out bond strength of root canal sealers. METHODS Eighty root canals wereExpand
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Flexural properties of acrylic resin polymers reinforced with unidirectional and woven glass fibers.
  • P. Vallittu
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
  • 1 March 1999
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Fiber-reinforced plastics for dental applications have been under development for some time. A major difficulty in using reinforcing fibers with multiphase acrylic resins, suchExpand
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The influence of short-term water storage on the flexural properties of unidirectional glass fiber-reinforced composites.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine flexural properties of unidirectional E-glass fiber-reinforced composite (FRC) with polymer matrices of different water sorption properties. METHODSExpand
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An introduction to silanes and their clinical applications in dentistry.
PURPOSE This overview presents a description of organofunctional trialkoxysilane coupling agents (silanes), their chemistry, properties, use, and some of the main clinical experiences in dentistry.Expand
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Resin-bonded, glass fiber-reinforced composite fixed partial dentures: a clinical study.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Resin-bonded, glass fiber-reinforced composite fixed partial dentures (FPDs) have been under development for some time. There is a lack of data regarding the clinical usefulnessExpand
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Bonding of resin composites to etchable ceramic surfaces - an insight review of the chemical aspects on surface conditioning.
The longevity of silane promoted adhesion of the surface conditioned etchable ceramic materials is a continuous and costly concern in dentistry. Moreover, it poses a functional and aesthetic dilemmaExpand
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A structured analysis of in vitro failure loads and failure modes of fiber, metal, and ceramic post-and-core systems.
PURPOSE This study sought to aggregate literature data on in vitro failure loads and failure modes of prefabricated fiber-reinforced composite (FRC) post systems and to compare them to those ofExpand
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Dental aesthetics--a survey of attitudes in different groups of patients.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the attitudes of various groups of patients towards the appearance of their teeth. METHODS A questionnaire was used which consisted of sixExpand
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The effect of glass fiber reinforcement on the fracture resistance of a provisional fixed partial denture.
  • P. Vallittu
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
  • 1 February 1998
PURPOSE This study determined the load required to fracture a three-unit provisional fixed partial denture restoration, which had been reinforced with an experimental glass fiber reinforcement. Expand
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A review of fiber-reinforced denture base resins.
  • P. Vallittu
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of…
  • 1 December 1996
PURPOSE One method of reinforcing denture base material is to use fiber composite reinforcement. Different types of fibers, such as glass (GF), carbon/graphite, aramid, and ultrahigh-modulusExpand
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