An in vitro evaluation of a carbon fiber-based post and core system.

@article{Sidoli1997AnIV,
  title={An in vitro evaluation of a carbon fiber-based post and core system.},
  author={G E Sidoli and Paul A King and Derrick J Setchell},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  year={1997},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={5-9}
}
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM A self-contained post and core system, Composipost, comprising an epoxy-based carbon fiber post, a composite core material, and a low viscosity Bis-GMA bonding resin, has recently been marketed for the restoration of pulpless teeth. PURPOSE This study compared the in vitro performance and the failure characteristics of the Composipost system against existing post and core combinations. MATERIAL AND METHODS Using extracted human teeth, three post and core test groups and… CONTINUE READING