Air abrasion before and/or after zirconia sintering: surface characterization, flexural strength, and resin cement bond strength.

Abstract

The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the effect of air-abrasion/zirconia sintering order on the yttria partially stabilized tetragonal zirconia polycrystal (Y-TZP) surface characterization (roughness, morphology, and phase transformation), flexural strength (FS), and shear bond strength (SBS) to a resin cement. Y-TZP specimens were air abraded… (More)
DOI: 10.2341/14-013-LR1

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