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Aesthetic management of the anterior dentition often requires the restorative team to use materials of varying color properties. The utilization of shade-selection devices to assist in color interpretation along with dental photography can improve communication between dentist and technician. Additionally, a shade guide system that addresses the four(More)
Suspension plasma spraying has become an emerging technology for the production of thermal barrier coatings for the gas turbine industry. Presently, though commercial systems for coating production are available, coatings remain in the development stage. Suitable suspension parameters for coating production remain an outstanding question and the influence(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the utility of a Numeric Visual Analog Anxiety Scale (NVAAS) as a potentially accurate and efficient way to determine presurgery anxiety among patients undergoing colorectal surgery. A secondary aim was to determine the relationship between NVAAS ratings of anxiety and postsurgery pain. Thirty-six patients scheduled for(More)
Funding for this project has been provided in full or in part through an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the State Water Resources Control Board, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation of for(More)