Evaluating surface roughness of a polyamide denture base material in comparison with poly (methyl methacrylate).

@article{Abuzar2010EvaluatingSR,
  title={Evaluating surface roughness of a polyamide denture base material in comparison with poly (methyl methacrylate).},
  author={Menaka A. Abuzar and Suman Bellur and Nancy Duong and Billy B Kim and Priscilla Lu and Nick Palfreyman and Dharshan Surendran and Vinh Tuan Tran},
  journal={Journal of oral science},
  year={2010},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={577-81}
}
Polyamide denture base materials are more flexible than the commonly used poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA). However polishability of polyamides has not been examined adequately. This study investigated the surface roughness (Ra) and clinical acceptability of samples of a polyamide denture base material and PMMA fabricated by injection moulding and traditional heat processing systems, respectively. Half of each sample surface was polished using the conventional technique (lathe with pumice… CONTINUE READING

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