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Interfacial properties of three different bioactive dentine substitutes.
Three different bioactive materials suitable as dentine substitutes in tooth repair have been studied: glass-ionomer cement, particulate bioglass, and calcium-silicate cement. On 15 permanent humanExpand
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The mental health of prisoners
Mental health problems are the most significant cause of morbidity in prisons. Over 90% of prisoners have a mental disorder. The prison environment and the rules and regimes governing daily lifeExpand
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The incorporation of nanoparticles into conventional glass-ionomer dental restorative cements.
Conventional glass-ionomer cements (GICs) are popular restorative materials, but their use is limited by their relatively low mechanical strength. This paper reports an attempt to improve theseExpand
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Ag+- and Zn2+-exchange kinetics and antimicrobial properties of 11 Å tobermorites
Abstract Ag + - and Zn 2+ -exchanged zeolites and clays have been used as coatings and in composites to confer broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties on a range of technical and biomedicalExpand
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Component Release and Mechanical Properties of Endodontic Sealers following Incorporation of Antimicrobial Agents
Root canal sealers with antimicrobial activity are highly beneficial; therefore, their antimicrobial properties could be improved by incorporation of antimicrobial agents. In the present study, theExpand
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The kinetics of fluoride uptake by synthetic hydroxyapatite
The kinetics of fluoride uptake by synthetic hydroxyapatite from aqueous solution has been studied. Experiments involved exposing 0.1 g of synthetic hydroxyapatite to 5 cm3 of sodium fluorideExpand
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The interaction of zinc oxide-based dental cements with aqueous solutions of potassium fluoride
The ability of zinc oxide-based dental cements (zinc phosphate and zinc polycarboxylate) to take up fluoride from aqueous solution has been studied. Only zinc phosphate cement was found to take upExpand
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In Vitro Bioactivity and Setting Times of White Portland Cement Combined with Different Radio Pacifying Agents
Commercial formulations based on 80:20 mixtures of Portland cement and bismuth oxide (a radiopacifying agent) are used in dentistry as root-filling materials. This study compares the impact of twoExpand
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Properties of Glass-Ionomer Cements Sealed with Petroleum Jelly or Wax
A study has been carried out to determine the effect of coating two commercial glass-ionomer cements in either petroleum jelly or wax. After coating, specimens were stored in water for 24 or 168Expand
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